The British Moroccan Society – New logo

June 14, 2011


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 […]

Posted in: 5: Marrakech, 8: News

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 […]

Mawazine Festival Tribute in Marrakech

May 30, 2011


Les Voix de la Paix: The voices of Peace Mawazine World Rhythms Festival Tribute Concert – Marrakech 29th May 2011  Morocco’s 10th annual Mawazine World Rhythms Festival, held in Rabat, would normally have concluded on 28th May. However a number of the Mawazine artists arrived in Marrakech, last night, to play a special post-festival tribute performance to […]

Flashpacker – Flashpacking ? Explained

May 29, 2011


What do you want to do? • Explore Morocco the genuine way • Immerse yourself into the culture • Travel with the locals • See the natural & unspoilt beauty of this country • Make the journey part of your holiday • A memorable way to discover a country & its’ people • Get to […]