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FOUR VILLAGES INN: THE NEW BRADT GUIDE TO GHANA IS HERE

August 29, 2010

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YES! Our complimentary copy has arrived from the publisher. How did we rate a free copy you might ask? Well, we hosted researcher Kim Wildman twice on her travels. Now we are just waiting for Philip to sign it on his next trip to Ghana. But in the mean time it’s here for our guests […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN HOSTS ANOTHER AUTHOR BILL RANEY

August 27, 2010

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and he gave us a copy of his book LETTERS TO ZERKY which you can enjoy on the veranda like me and he signed it too! “To Chris and Charity, Thank you for your great hospitality at your Four Villages Inn. I’ll bet your experiences here in Ghana are a book in themselves.” Bill Raney, […]

Four Villages Inn hosts Dr. Michael Norton(DLitt Hon), author & social activist

August 27, 2010

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Dr. Michael Norton is married to Dame Hilary and it was delightful to be part of their world as they exchanged witty comments about their accomplishments and their relationship. If ever two complimented one another, it is these two. Here’s a little profile of Michael who The Guardian (U.K) describes as “a one man ideas […]

Four Villages Inn: THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME!

August 27, 2010

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That’s what effervescent Dame Hilary Blume, founder and director of Charities Advisory Trust, was singing as I snapped this picture. What a hoot! And yet, throughout her stay with husband Michael Norton, a prolific writer, and assistant Avril Jn-Marie, Lady Hilary probed and probed about life and living in Ghana. “Why?” she constantly politely inquired, […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN: FREE EXCURSION TO THE BRASS VILLAGE

August 26, 2010

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My facebook friend and fellow hotelier, who promotes GHANA tirelessly, has posted another great travel vignette on Ashanti: Chelsea Inn & Suites – Accra This brass ornament was produced by the ancient wax technique by an Ashanti craftsman in Ghana. Originally these kinds of containers were used to keep precious gold dust in them. The […]

KUMASI, GHANA: A SLAP IN THE PUBLIC’S FACE

August 26, 2010

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and again A SLAP IN THE FACE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE

KUMASI, GHANA-A SLAP IN THE CIVIL SERVICE FACE

August 23, 2010

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