From sumptuous riads to Michelin-starred menus, Vanessa Branson on why she loves Marrakech. By Vanessa Branson. Originally published in The Daily Telegraph, 7 October 2019 When, back in 2002, my good friend – and business partner – Howell James and I decided to go pony-trekking in the Atlas Mountains, we imagined we would simply be […]
Reproduced from Balance Me Beautiful. Article by Lily Greene. Often referred to as ‘Liquid Gold’, Argan oil is one of nature’s treasures. First mentioned by the Phoenicians around 1500 BC, Argan oil is packed with healing antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals and the vitamins A and E. This light, non greasy oil is the perfect multi-purpose beauty […]
Dudley College has been pleased to host 28 staff and students from El Jadida, Morocco on a summer study tour (24 July – 4 Aug). Aged from 14 to 18, the students came to Dudley to undertake a two-week programme, incorporating English language, university visits and cultural trips to Stratford-upon-Avon and Manchester. The students also […]
Feature written by Timothy Roby and Hilana Alouani Bibi A new museum opened in Marrakech just last year (2016) – but before I tell you about it, I should explain the circuitous routes by which this feature reaches the British Moroccan Society via an Englishman and his Moroccan wife in Sydney, Australia. I am a […]
Dr El Mostafa Rezrazi, Vice President of the International Research Group for Transregional and Emerging Area Studies (ITEAS), has published a major new book, ‘Morocco’s War on Terrorism – The Case for Security Cooperation Today.’ This remarkable report on Morocco’s hard-fought battle against terrorism today highlights the implications for the wider world, and emphasises the need […]
By SETH SHERWOOD APRIL 15, 2016 NEW YORK TIMES The Moroccan port city that lured Paul Bowles and Jean Genet is in turnaround mode, but its classic draws — iconic cafes, long beaches — remain. Tiers of terraces descend to the Mediterranean at the beloved Café Hafa. Credit: Daniel Rodrigues for The New York Times […]
Deborah Perkin Media Ltd presents Every child deserves a future: how an illiterate woman took on tradition, her own family and the Moroccan legal system for the sake of her illegitimate child ★★★★ “Extraordinarily intimate and moving portrait” Geoffrey Macnab, Independent “A keenly thought-through, sensitively executed, dramatically involving debut…genuinely refreshing to see a story […]
BMS Committee Member ADNAN BENANNI has made a career that celebrates the craftwork of Morocco. Through his specialist company, Moroccan Bazaar, Adnan has access to some of the finest craftsmen in Morocco and in this occasional series he shares with us some of his knowledge about traditional skills.