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2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 29 2008

February 29th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

LONDON AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #29

DEAR AUNTY,

With all this mining controversy in Goa, it seems a group of Goan mine-owners have fled to the U.S. and set up their own banana republic. I wanna join! Aunty, do you know which U.S. state this is?

Mayan.
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Dear Mayan:

Of course…..Ore’goan !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 28 2008

February 28th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

LONDON AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #28

DEAR AUNTY,

Did you hear of this mournful Goan lass who won the Vietnamese beauty title? They made a musical of her! Do you know of her?

Dukh
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Dear Dukh:

Oh yes…..Miss Sai’goan !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 27 2008

February 27th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

LONDON AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #27

DEAR AUNTY,

That guy from San Francisco yesterday – sounds like the famous Goan entrepreneur from the Bayer company who made that famous insecticide! Do you remember it’s name now?

Flit
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Dear Flit:

Haha….did you mean Bay’goan ?!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 26 2008

February 26th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

LONDON AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #26

DEAR AUNTY,

Calling from the San Francisco Bay Area! Is it true that the large inlet or estuary in Vasco where the citizens are protesting against the MPT, actually has a French name?

Doria
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Dear Doria:

Yes! Its called a….la’goan!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 25 2008

February 25th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

LONDON AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #25

DEAR AUNTY,

In Greek mythology is mentioned these notorious house (gor) monsters from Goa, with hair in the form of serpents! Do you know what they were called?

Rakshas
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Dear Rakshas:

Haha…the Gor’goans!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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