Posted in May 2011

May Long in Takoradi

May Long in Takoradi

Okay, so they actually don’t celebrate ‘May Long’ but it was for you so I hope you all enjoyed it – as I sure did. I did some stories on Thursday and Friday with Nana Adjoa – who is an awesome person. On Friday night, I really wanted to see what Takoradi had to offer.( … Continue reading

Ghana Quirks

Ghana Quirks

After living in Ghana for a little while, I have started to pick up on many of the little features that makes Ghana so special. I have also learned about a lot of things that make no sense. I thought I would share them with you. – At the end of handshakes in Ghana, you … Continue reading

Takoradi

After a day of meetings, Raquel and I finally made our trip to Takoradi on Tuesday morning. While the trio traveling to Kumasi rode in a nice bus, we made the trip in a tro-tro which was a different experience. Tro-tros are found all around the cities/towns and pick people off the side of the … Continue reading

Training in Toronto & Arrival in Accra

Training in Toronto & Arrival in Accra

Toronto  On early Saturday morning last week [May 6th], I made the trip to Toronto for training. Here I got to meet the other 4 interns: Leah from Ryerson/Calgary, Chris from Carlton/Vancouver, Lin from Laurier Brantford, and Raquel from Regina. The first three will be living in Kumasi and working at Capital and Luv Radio. … Continue reading

The Jersey

The Jersey

For my internship, I had the task of raising $5000 in a pretty limited amount of time. My lovely parents suggested that I raffle off a signed Jonathan Toews Chicago Blackhawks jersey. I decided to take them up on their offer and my jhr raffle was born. Overall, we were able to sell around 800 … Continue reading