It's still been too long, I know.
Many thanks for all your words of support in wishing me better; I am a great deal better--thanks to this medication:
you saved me!
It was a four-day course thing, and I am feeling DANDY!:=) But I a still fighting those darn mosquitoes away. Which reminds me: there's an article I came across today from a particular site called CORDIS NEWS Servicehere about the mosquitoe.
The title speaks volumes: "Project to develop traps and repellents for malarial mosquitoes". I never thought I could imagine saying that we had real-live vampires, but if they're not that, what else could possibly always be lurking in the dark -- both bathroom/shower anad otherwise -- ready to suck your blood?!
I killed two in the bathroom yesterday morning.
A guy came round Saturday to spray. He was what I could only describe as an insect/mosquitoe-buster. He had one of those things behind his back that Bill Murray and his team on Ghostbusters had--except with this one, it was rather rusty, but very very effective.
He came to spray the grassy knoll;-), as it were, and charged me a cool 40,000 cedis, or just under $US4.
But on a more dilatory note...as tomorrow, it's a hoiday!! It's...
tomorrow is a holiday--republic day!!
Yes, in 1960, Ghana became a republic, so tomorrow is, what,45 years of celebrating its republic status. Yeehar...(as Balloon Pirate, a blogger would say...
Here's some more interesting things I got from today:
One of Accra's many (salacious) tabloids
the title says it all...
Why do these tabloids think using a picture of a woman will encourage us to buy more of the paper?
I must add that the Graphic Showbiz is the sister paper of Ghana's "Daily Graphic" paper, so it is considered more respectable.
But I must also confess that P & P is one paper I buy regularly on Mondays and Thursdays. I don't think I've hid too much the fact that I'm dating--hey E, you're still getting hitched?;=) -- but I do get some SERIOUS relationship tips in there, and whilst I am dating, I ain't stopping buying them;-)
Here's a little light relief:
garth and spiderman in today's "Graphic" newspaper
I almost always first turn to this when I grab a copy of the Graphic newspaper. Spiderman's stories rock, and Garth's graphics...well, rock too!!
Weather of the moment at work:
weather at 2.56pm on 30/6/05 in East Legon, Accra
Hope it augurs well for a three day weekend!