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Here in East Hollywood, California, we traditionally celebrate the first day of September by passing around images of starving cows…fortunately I just happened to have this photo already handy from my travels in Morocco.
Model women across the oceans and the ages.
I want to express my intention to do something different, and strike off in a new direction. And in this, I hope you will help me.
An orientalist in pith helmet, jodspurs, and riding crop, carrying a manual in his hand, tours an eastern city. He meets a local man in traditional dress.
We are about ten times more “germs” than we are “us.” Or to put it another way, we are a seething mass of germs held together by a thin tissue of human genetic material.
Have you heard that slogan from the 1960s, “Never trust anyone over thirty”? Well, it’s still true. Why? Because people over thirty have a stake in the system, and they are more interested in preserving it, than in sharing it with you. Either that, or they have no clue what’s going on, but they need […]
How many times I’ve wished that the power of dreams could have saved us! If, while we were sleeping, each of us could have shaped her true world, the world of her imaginings, perhaps the hard edges of life, its brutal realism, its crushing logic of cause and effect, would have loosened, leaving space for miracles.
I’ve been nominated for the 2010 Best of Morocco Blog Awards in two categories, best news blog and best overall blog.
Since returning to Morocco after being away for three years, I keep hearing the same message from most of my friends. Nothing has changed, and that means Morocco is slowly sliding into an abyss of futility and defeat.
I have a backlog of photos and stories I’d like to share with you, and I expect to begin updating this space “live from Morocco” within the next few days.