Julian Cairns-Wicks

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 (17 February 2012), he takes ‘violent exception’ to ‘gifting vast chunks of our homeland to …

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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. An interesting article in the UK newspaper, The Independent, paints a picture of the economic …

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