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VOODOISM IN BRAZIL c 2011 jOJO

It is interesting to note that although at one point the African and Brazilian coastlines were connected, the original native inhabitants of Brazil were Indians, not blacks. The blacks were brought over as slaves by the Portuguese to man their cotton and sugar cane plantations. These slaves brought over their tribal customs, traditions and voodoo […]

LABOUR DAY MONDAY!

We went off the U.S. today (Ogdensburg a two horse town in upper New York State – about a 45 minute drive from here), and took along a picnic. When we went through U.S. Customs, they asked us the usual questions like where we were going, how long we were staying, and what our purpose […]

Jack the Ripper .

This is a brief review of the Jack the Ripper murders that occurred in London more than a hundred years ago. Much of the original evidence gathered at the time has been lost, and many “facts” are actually opinions by the various writers who have written about the case during the past century. Many aspects […]

THE BISHOP AND I

THE BISHOP AND I C 1995 JoJo I think my most embarrassing Church moment happened when I was around 8 years of age. My Dad’s Bishop was visiting our Church in Morro Velho and was preaching that day. I’d been clutching a coin in my hot little hands, which was to have been my collection […]