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“Not even a pot to piss in”

I’ll never look at a certain shape of pot again without thinking of urine. Made of plain clay, it’s taller than you’d imagine a ‘piss-pot’ would be – and narrower round the neck than at its widest point. It stood … Continue reading

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It’s a sign. But what does it mean?

Brown road signs usually point towards something interesting. This one says, ‘Saxon church’. We’re on holiday, not in a hurry. Tired – but intrigued enough to make the turn. It’s been a day of surprises, beginning with this morning … … Continue reading

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The fall of the Fort of Ussher?

We’re in a taxi heading back into Accra from the University at Legon, our first and only attempt at sightseeing on this very short visit. As we near the coast, the throat-searing fumes spewed from elderly vehicles stuck in stagnant … Continue reading

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