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British Moroccan Society – AGM The Travellers Club, Pall Mall, London

October 14, 2011


Yesterday evening was significant in the calendar of the British Moroccan Society. The annual AMG was held at the prestigious Travellers Club, 106 Pall Mall, London. The turnout was the best in the Societies history; not an empty seat, indeed, standing room required.  Attendees included Honorary Presidents; Lord Newell DL and Joe Gaggero CBE alongside […]

The Kings Speech – HM King Mohammed VI “speech to the nation”

June 20, 2011


The Kings Speech –  HM King Mohammed VI “speech to the nation”  On 17th June 2011; His Majesty King Mohammed VI addressed the nation to outline the basic elements of a new draft constitution. The draft Constitution includes; Human Rights, Freedom of Religious Practice, Freedom of Speech and also provides for equality between men and […]

The Caliph’s House – Book Review

June 19, 2011


The Caliph’s House is a travel book by Anglo-Afghan author, Tahir Shah. One of my favorite books based on Morocco. The process of buying a property and the association with the local community rings so many bells to my own experiences. Likewise …. look out for the passage about “freeing the animals” (I won’t spoilt […]

Marrakech: hints of bygone eras at Riad Laksiba – by border hopping blog

June 8, 2011


6.6.11 border hopping blog site: is exceptional Thank you so much for writing this Article. Marrakech: hints of bygone eras at Riad Laksiba A few months ago, we shared with you the curious image of Hannah by Simon Hawkesley (below, left), a recreation of Irving Penn’s 1951 “Woman in Palace” shot of Lisa Fonssagrives (below, right). […]

Magic in a strange land – TripAdvisor

June 8, 2011


“Magic in a strange land” Words and photographs by Red B Black TripAdvisor Review 1 June 2011 So, you’ve decided to visit Marrakech and now you’re wondering where to stay. When we started on the same journey, we were looking for somewhere that would be part of the experience, not fastened on to the side […]

Atlas Lions Roar- Morrocco V Algeria

June 6, 2011


by Abdelhamid Bousaadi Riad Laksiba Saturday: Marrakech was “on-fire”…  with real tension waiting for the football match! Luckily, the Atlas Lions; Moroccan National football team won a great victory, in real style. 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier: Morocco beats Algeria 4-0 The goals were scored by Mehdi Benatia, Marouane Chamakh, Youssef Hadji and Oussama Assaidi. This […]

Shore to Shore – Entertaining Morocco

June 1, 2011


from Shore to Shore:  An evening of music, words, song and food from 17th Century England and Morocco, Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire UK. Last night our Editor, and daughter Hannah, enjoyed an evening of music, words, song and food from 17th Century England and Morocco. The evening was hosted and Directed by Diana Lazenby,  inspired by Alison […]