The idea of turning part of The Castle in Jamestown into a hotel takes an unreal turn in The Column. Did island philosopher Nick Thorpe really mean to suggest that inside The Castle is “a surreal world in which all your control patterns… begin to fall to pieces?” Plus: another idea for a potential new hotel (tortoises included), and St Helena’s ultimate Christmas getaway – from the in-laws. Read it here.
The all-party Parliamentary group for St Helena has been revived in London, close to what could be the most important general election in the island’s history. It comes after Vince Thompson of the St Helena […]
One in seven people on St Helena has been diagnosed with diabetes – an increase of more than ten per cent in just two years. On 1 March 2013 there were 645 islanders being treated […]
The cost of protecting St Helena from future droughts may be unaffordable, water engineer Martin Squibbs has warned. He said: “Some things are just not manageable. We are dependent on things we can’t really foresee, […]