My latest genius idea

Evening in the spice square

Not a fan of having a dull moment, I got myself a scooter. But if you’ve ever been to Marrakech, you’d probably think I were insane for even thinking about getting one.  And then even crazier for actually driving one.  Especially to getting around through the old city. After all, if you’ve ever been to … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian readers! A time to reflect on what we’re thankful for.  And I have so much to be grateful for.  So here’s what I got…. Family.  The people in my life who continuously amaze me with how they deal with what life throws them. Friends.  So many who are dedicated to … Continue reading

Hassan Hajjaj at Matisse Art Gallery: A must-see

Hassan Hajjaj at Matisse Art Gallery in Marrakech, Morocco

After the Marrakech Art Fair last Saturday, the place to be was certainly Matisse Art Gallery.  Amazing DJs, awesome juice bar and Moroccan sweets were the perfect accompaniment to the brilliant exhibit by Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. Pop culture symbols combine to send powerful messages about society through the various works on display.  Dolls dressed … Continue reading

Notes from the Marrakech Art Fair

Lalla Essaydi at Marrakech Art Fair, Edwynn Houk Gallery

They came from all over the Europe, North America and the Middle East.  Gallery owners presenting their modern/contemporary art exhibits for four days at the lovely Palace Es Saadi in Marrakech. And I have to say, I was most impressed with the galleries from Turkey.  Russia. Even Saudi Arabia, a country I would’ve never associate … Continue reading