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Paul Rippey’s booklets
Paul was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cote D’Ivoire “around the time of the Warren Harding administration”, and worked for USAID in Guinea in the 1990’s and wrote a series of infamously funny booklets with anecdotes about life in Guinea. He has generously given us permission to reprint them here. All articles are copyright Paul Rippey and are not to be reprinted without his permission.
- Assault on Mount Kakoulima (60.7 kB) Made it. After 3 tries.
- Bettys Birthday (61.01 kB) Paul recalls his work as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching “a French view of British culture to African children”.
- Exploding Animals (37.51 kB) Just what it sounds like
- By Helicopter to Boke (61.47 kB) Reminiscences of Guinea Inter-Air, which has a “spartan attitude towards customer amenities, as you might expect from companies with Guinean-Russian management.”
- Taxis (56.58 kB) “Je n’ai pas de freins, mais Dieu est grand”
- The Agony and the Agony (53.57 kB) Exercise in Guinea
- The Restaurants of Macenta (38.8 kB) Or not.
- The Tata Restaurant (58.35 kB) Italian food… in Labe?
(PCV Satirical Newsletters)