Archive for November, 2008

Adieu Mères


There are few movie theatres in Rabat. The Institute Française shows movies in their little theatre on Saturday’s and Sunday’s at 6:30pm. But then there’s the theatre 7ème Art, just in the centre of the city. A quite modern building with a Bauhausian name sign above the entrance, at one side of a plaza next […]

Little things that are helpful to know, lesson number 1: here’s how you have to serve Moroccan tea. After spilling half of the pot the previous times I had some Moroccan tea, which is lightly sugared green tea with mint leafs, yesterday, I was finally shown how you get all the tea in the glass. […]



Looking on one of my favorite blogs Awsome Tapes from Africa for Moroccan music, I came across Oudaden, a Moroccan Amazigh (Berber) band that caught my ear with its contemplative and mind-travelling sound.  Here’s a short portrait of the band from a festival website where they will be playing in February 2009: Oudaden, one of […]

In Rabat


I arrived in Rabat last week. Many new impressions and very different from what I expected it to be. Somewhat – less radical. I’ll be sharing these with you over the next couple of weeks. For some fast food thoughts on the day-to-day of my life, follow my twitter account at: First of all, […]