May 01, 13 - 0 Comments
The trip from Takoradi to Busua, even by bus is a cinch. It is true that trotro’s charge over the speed bumps with no thought to slow down, so its best to have plenty of head room free for the inevitable lurch skywards, else you will bounce your head off the roof. Once in Agona, there are regular trotro’s heading off for the short journey to Busua.
Busua is kind of interesting in that it has a sort of charm that I a...
Apr 02, 13 - 1 Comment
Expat – The down side
Though the expat life style appeals to us for many reasons, ranging from interesting work and location, no tax, lots of sun, to a good social life, there are of course down sides.
I was offshore – on rotation for over 20 years – and though the North Sea is only an hour or two’s flight to Aberdeen; not being at home during a crisis can hurt. My son had a sudden bad medical condition and was rushed to ...
Mar 11, 13 - 2 Comments
Gone Fishin’ - Marlin and Cape Three Points
If you have read any of my diatribes, you will know that I have been bouncing along the coast either side of Takoradi, as I stay at and explore various beach resorts. They vary so much, and each one has its own style that makes it unique, but as I am finding out, there are so many that I have a way to before visiting them all.
But… never start a sentence with “but”, but sometim...