Tag Archives: Morocco

Mediterranean labour movements

At the end of a recent trip to Morocco, we drove to Marrakech airport, leaving Essaouira before dawn for the 180km trip. I have never travelled this road in the morning before, and after a long drive under the sunrise … Continue reading

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Misshapen Vegetables

There are so many paradoxes in the Western/Northern concept of ‘progress’.  One of the absurdities of modern life is our apparent desire for perfectly formed fruit and vegetables – all year round, regardless of their natural season in the country … Continue reading

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A Single Swallow, Horatio Clare

An ancient Taoist saying goes: “The journey is the reward.”  Horatio Clare’s journey begins in South Wales.  He decides to trace local swallows to their winter hangouts in South Africa and then follow them across Africa back to Europe.  The … Continue reading

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Fes timewarp

  This blog is in response to a request from  a friend for impressions of Fes.  Let’s do the timewarp again…. We were glad to be on the train.  Our arrival in Tangiers had been less than auspicious.  The ferry … Continue reading

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