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FOUR VILLAGES INN TIT BITS

September 27, 2010

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Can’t resist the title of this post…to grab your attention…on the G.T.V. morning show the other day, they had an item entitled “HEALTH TIT BITS”. It featured a picture of a bunch of grapes and the text was about the nutritional benefits of grapefruit….hee hee…… Tidbit 1. Four Villages Inn had the pleasure and the […]

GHANA TOURISM: LARABANGA LAMENT: PART 2

September 25, 2010

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Or this might be subtitled, “DON’T SHOOT THE MESSENGER” or better still “DON’T SHOOT THIS MESSENGER.” Part 1 of Larabanga Lament can be found in the new Bradt Guide on Ghana on Page 377. In short, it’s a caution that “if you must see the mosque then do so and LEAVE”. Anyways, the desperate story […]

GHANA: AID & THE POVERTY GAMES

September 22, 2010

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So the msn homepage pops up ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2010 and there topping the headlines: “HARPER TO U.N.: FOCUS ON MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY” http://news.sympatico.ctv.ca/home/harper_tells_un_to_focus_on_child_maternal_health/0836356f As if they haven’t been…as if billions have not been spent in the last 10 years when Goals 4 and 5 of the Millennium Goals were drafted. Too bad the […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN-TRIP ADVISOR REVIEW #25

September 21, 2010

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WOW-WHAT A GREAT REVIEW!</strong My two young girls and I stayed at this amazing place for 3 weeks. (my husband joined us for the last two) It was without doubt one of the best places we have stayed at. The room was beautifully decorated with African crafts. It was spacious, very clean and the bed […]

NEVER LOSE HOPE

September 20, 2010

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I’m here and I’m writing, but the letters are sensitive…”everything is political” I am told by the most senior police official here in Ashanti. Enough said….for now… The inspiration for this post comes from my oldest friend Nana Amoako Agyeman, a.k.a. villagerainbows who has recently been posting old pictures taken in the early seventies when […]