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

October 14, 2011

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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 Gadget Show – Visits Morocco

October 10, 2011

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The Gadget Show is a British television series focusing on technology and is broadcast on Channel 5. The show previews and reviews the latest gadgets, and broadcasts the latest technology news. The show is aimed at giving the mass consumer an insight into the gadget world and in addition, it aims to give enough information […]

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

June 20, 2011

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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

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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 […]

HM the King congratulates UK’s Queen Elizabeth II on her birthday

June 14, 2011

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Rabat – HM King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, on her birthday. In this message, HM the King expresses his heartfelt congratulations and best wishes of health and happinesss to Her Majesty Elizabeth II, and of further progress and prosperity to the friendly people […]

The British Moroccan Society – New logo

June 14, 2011

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We are pleased to announce: That our Editor Simon Hawkesley has designed a new logo for the British Moroccan Society.  “something Regal felt appropiate so alot of attention went into the font style/colour/design and then there is a socio-political statement regarding the two flags flying, in unison, to celebrate the close and special link between our two Sovereign […]

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

June 8, 2011

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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). […]