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Posted by blackstarlions on October 24, 2013 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

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Ghana - closing the Adomi bridge

Posted by blackstarlions on September 21, 2013 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Getting to us will now be even more of an adventure. Going to market at Akosombo will be by ferry as will any trips into Atimpoku, Accra and any place east of the Volta river. Our travels may take a bit longer but this is all in good fun.

We were first told the bridge would close June of this year, 2013. The date then changed to July, then to August, then to December and then the new year. The last estimated date we have heard is February, ...

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Ghana embraces GMO products

Posted by blackstarlions on September 14, 2013 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Link to Ghana GMO article

Kofi Annan advocate for GMOs on the African continent

For anyone who is concerned about the effects of genetically modified foods and chemical farming on the land and on our health I would recommend reading the book

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Life Thoughts

Posted by blackstarlions on August 9, 2013 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Firstly, have to give thanks for the harvest. We have eaten fresh green beans which are unlike any market bought bean I have ever eaten. Tender and tasty. Harvesting lots of tomatoes too, so getting ready for some sun drying. It's amazing how 'small' the amount of tomatoes is after drying but wow is it worth the effort.


While listening to Joy FM, I am amaze...

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Posted by blackstarlions on June 27, 2013 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

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The New Revolution - Growing Your Own Food

Posted by blackstarlions on April 27, 2013 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Sometime this week I either read or was told that one of the most revolutionary things you could do was to grow your own food!

Not only is growing food akin to doing hatha yoga but it makes you that much more independent. It is one of the highest recommended activities for menopausal women (and should be men too). It feels sooooo good to be out in the fresh air and feel the sun on our skin (those wit...

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Scientifically engineered seeds and African farmers

Posted by blackstarlions on March 29, 2013 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

This week the BBC has been hosting a science fair in Kampala Uganda and the subjects have been quite fascinating. I was eager to listen to the news on the agriculture fair and so was quite amazed Wednesday when Focus on Africa had this to report:

Farmers are complaining about the seeds that they have been saving for generations. They no longer produce the amounts that they have been used to. While my first thought would be to use modalities to improve soil quality, the scientists are e...

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Faith and Renewal or Lockheed Martin - from war mongers to water filtration agents

Posted by blackstarlions on March 19, 2013 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Water is life. There's no doubt about it. We could live for weeks without food but how long would we last without a drop of water. After going for three months without rain and much despair for the life that looked like it was dying, we finally had our treat. The bushes at the front of our site looked brown and dead. We were sure we would have to yank them out and start replanting. Lo and behold, they are sprouting forth with new, light green life. T

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Changes to Mu Shu (Kung Fu) Class Schedule

Posted by blackstarlions on March 14, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Adult and Children's Martial Arts Classes

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays


Cost: 10 Ghana cedis

Children under 14 FREE

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