Yesterday was Ruths (my wife) birthday and to celebrate we took our first night out in Jamestown. We had a nice fast food type meal on the seafront followed by a couple of beers (for Ruth – I was driving) in Donnys with some of our friends. I had my first taste of St Helena […]Read more "It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Wees on a Crab"
Now I’ve done a lot of mandatory training in my time, but today i got to experience it Saint Helena style. Fire safety training normally consists of a classroom session explaining how fires work and how we combat them. Today I got the chance to actually use fire fighting equipment (under expert supervision) to put […]Read more "Playing With Fire"
This country is beautiful and fertile. There is terrific weather all year round. So why is it so difficult to obtain fresh fruit and vegetables? Fortunately we have a plan and will be growing some vegetables ourselves. We have a selection of harvestables already in the garden (chilies, bananas, parsley and coffee) and when our […]Read more "A cucumber, a cucumber, my kingdom for a cucumber!"
So here goes… This is a blog following myself and my family on our big adventure, an adventure that takes us from our home in East London to a remote rock in the middle of the South Atlantic – the island of Saint Helena. Unfortunately this blog is being started after the first week on […]Read more "Getting started"