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St Helena is a marvellous place, as long as you look at it from the right perspective. There is an enlightening piece about shopping in St Helena (insiderbusiness). It holds a mirror up to consumerist practices, and if you are happy to let it, it will change the way you value ‘choice’ as seen by […]
Diving St Helena: Country 141. What happened when a world record breaker came to dive in St Helena.
I’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to dive the RFA Darkdale. I’ve been on plenty of deep dive practice to avoid nitrogen narcosis, waiting for good weather and clear seas. I’ve seen other people’s photos. There is beautiful fish life down there. And I thought this blog would write itself. And yet I’ve surfaced […]
I hesitate to say ‘nothing has happened this week’ as it is not true. However, a sociable Easter Monday, a dive on the Frontier, a chatty lunch in the Inkwell, lots of interesting (genuinely) reports at work and a fabulous Easter egg hunt were just not coming together as a good tale. So looking for […]
St Helena’s terrestrial conservation is a story that cuts both ways. It is a story with successes. It is also a story of monumental failure. It depends, to some extent, where you start your timeline. When the Portuguese stumbled across the island in 1502 it was a unique biosphere; an extraordinary natural treasure. Not that […]