Amazing Grace – Newton and the Derry Link


Something to contemplate while you visit St Columb’s Cathedral.

There are few, if any, better know hymns (and yes, it started out as, and still is, a hymn) in the world then Amazing Grace. Continue reading “Amazing Grace – Newton and the Derry Link”


A Most “Uncastle” looking Castle

The Castle from Jacob’s Ladder

The Castle, which actually bears no resemblance to what one imagines a castle to be at all, is as it always has been, the main government building on St Helena. The building includes the Governor’s office (if you want to send him a letter pop it in the special post box), Council Chambers, the Island’s archives, the police station, court buildings, a library and other offices. Continue reading “A Most “Uncastle” looking Castle”