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This is the second instalment of a three-part series about a recent trip to the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic. See Part 1 first.    

Deep in the South Atlantic, halfway between Africa and South America, there lies a tiny, stalwart outpost—a pastoral—of 1950s Britain. One of the UK’s few remaining overseas territories, the island of Saint Helena seems to exist both out of place and out of time: where a stroll up the main street is prolonged by morning greetings, and […]

“It is situated in the South Atlantic Ocean, 900 miles from Africa, 760 miles from St. Helena, and nearly 3500 miles from England, the geographical position being in latitude 7 deg. 56 min. south of the Equator, and longitude 14 deg. 25 min. west of Greenwich. The island is but seven miles and a half […]