ladder hill
shot in 2004
Ladder Hill was the Tower Hill of St Helena
The Islands capital
A great view shot from my DJI Drone flying over Jamestown Harbour
Rupert Beach
Easily accessible and safe
Rupert's Beach a popular black sandy beach for days out.
Boer Cemetery
Individual graves aligned
Hillside burial ground cemetery at Knollcombes

Month: December 2012

A present to all readers: the sounds of a St Helena Christmas

Radio St Helena was due to go off air at midnight on Christmas Day after 45 years on air. Hopes that the station’s final hours would be streamed on the internet have not been fulfilled. In the meantime, St Helena Online offers a flavour of the season, as broadcast by the station in 1996.  Christmas in Jamestown: the …

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Anyone wanting to contact Mike and Bernice Olsson following the closure of Saint FM should email They are waiting to have their internet connection re-established but can pick up personal emails via friends.

‘Shops are silent. There’s disbelief’ – islanders mourn Saint FM

“I just saw Bernice walk up the street.  Everybody, and I mean everybody, stopped her to ask two questions: ‘Why did it close?’ and, ‘How’s Mike?’” The day after St Helena’s independent radio station closed down, JOHN TURNER sent a personal reflection on what it meant to the island, and on the contribution made by founder …

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Saint FM closure: links

St Helena’s Saint FM ceased broadcasting on Friday. Radio St Helena also closes on Christmas Day. The government hopes to set up an interim service until new channels launch in January. Read more See also: After eight combative years, Saint FM drifts into the sunset – feature Castle questions ‘bizarre efforts to justify closure’ of Saint FM …

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