Tag Archives: Julian Cairns-Wicks

St Helena media, 24 February 2012

St Helena Independent: Astronomer to ‘audit’ the sky – UK aid to rise to £24.4m – six extra turbines planned – film-maker returns, 50 years on – protection for she-cabbages – Ben Jeffs on ‘authentic’ tin walls and old glass … Continue reading

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Columnist attacks ‘disgusting’ tourism plan

Writer Julian Cairns-Wicks has launched an attack on plans to build up-market tourist accommodation in some of St Helena’s most beautiful areas of unspoilt landscape, ready for the opening of the island’s first airport. Writing in the St Helena Independent … Continue reading

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St Helena media, 28 January 2011

Lots of fun in the St Helena Independent this week, including a picture of an egg from Roddy Yon’s chicken farm that measured 90 mm – just short of a record. Julian Cairns-Wicks also has a witty pay-off line in … Continue reading

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Falklands wealth: a glimpse of St Helena’s future? Maybe that’s going a bit far…

St Helenians might look with envy to their South Atlantic cousins, just over the horizon (and a bit) on the Falkland Islands. There’s prosperity on those windswept hills – and no one seems to mourn for hard times, now gone. … Continue reading

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