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August 8th, 2009 | Africa

It’s tough out here…!!

Being on my own in all my free time, was finally getting to me…. To while away the boredom, I shot this short clip for the folks back home, who kept commenting on my weight loss… It’s tough out here… Jungle Fever was clearly beginning to have an affect on my fragile mental state…!!!

July 8th, 2009 | Africa

Down, and nearly out…!!

Improvements in the production at the factory are continuing to raise the morale of the workforce, and there are days when I wish I had arrived here a year ago… The future would have been so much different, I believe… Heavy rain has fallen over the area for the last five or six days, and […]

May 20th, 2009 | Africa

The Gold Mine…

Yes, yes…I know it’s been a while! I’ve received various emails and sms’s asking if my laptop had been stolen, or if all forms of power that been turned off in West Africa! Well, I’ve been very busy you see, trying to make sense of a company that had so much going for it, but […]

April 28th, 2009 | Africa

Borge’s Visit and Father’s “Zoo”…

I trust you are all well, and are ready for further news of my trials and tribulations here in Ghana! With the exhibition of our products and the dubiously named “Cocktail Party” finally behind me, I could once again concentrate on the myriad of things that I had to do back at the factory, and […]

April 23rd, 2009 | Africa

Keeping Busy…

Just in case you thought I was sitting on my hands up here, these are some of the items we shipped this last week… We take special orders from the UK for “Letter Benches”…. These go into the containers with our normal production… This week, “Philippa” and “Winnie” left for Dorset in “Ye Olde England”… […]

April 10th, 2009 | Africa

The Road to Accra and The Cocktail Party…

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been here over a month already! Seems like only yesterday that I was driven through the gates of Scanstyle and received a rather nervous welcome by the staff… I discovered that the Chairman had advised everybody that a “Military Man” was taking over… They probably expected me to be […]