The Praying Mantis – Aka ‘Twiggy’
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The Praying Mantis – Aka ‘Twiggy’

The only reason I spotted this skinny-legged fluorescent green cannibal-insect was exactly because of that. Green, bright green against the tarred road. I’m a giant in comparison to my green friend but I wouldn’t want to be a cockroach navigating my way past one of these eagle-eyed, prickly, razor-sharp-teethed predators. Apparently they have three hundred…

Birds of a feather flock together – or not.
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Birds of a feather flock together – or not.

“If we continue to think and live as if we belong only to different cultures and different religions, with separate missions and goals, we will always be in self-defeating competition with each other. Once we realise we are all members of humanity, we will want to compete in the spirit of love.” Muhammad Ali Friday…

Individual Responsibility to Society
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Individual Responsibility to Society

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou Congratulations to the twelve people who have been elected to St Helena’s Ministerial Government. To the seventeen who have not been voted in, thank you for your contributions and appeals. I…

Prosperous Bay Beach – Warm Temperatures in Spring
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Prosperous Bay Beach – Warm Temperatures in Spring

I have learnt never to trust the weather patterns on one side of the island verses the next. Whilst light drizzle accompanied us to the outskirts of Bradley’s Covid-Isolation Camp (the start of our walk), long before we arrived at the beach, the skies had turned a ‘Bart Simpson’ blue. I swear that every hike…

The Underdog – Identify them and Encourage.
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The Underdog – Identify them and Encourage.

“I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.” Nelson Mandela On two occasions this week I have had discussions with people about how we deem ‘it has always been this way, so why change it?’ We have upheld people with all of the credentials for…