Best of 2015

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

It’s time to look back on the year that was. The other night I was enjoying a glass of mulled wine with a dear friend, discussing how far we had come in the past year. You see, 2015 was a year of growth. Personal, professional and emotional. It was an enriching year as I engaged … Continue reading

New Year’s Eve 2015 in Marrakech

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

I’m counting down the days until we celebrate the successes of 2015 and look forward to 2016. And I don’t think I’m the only one. After all, Marrakech is a hot spot over New Year’s Eve with glamourous parties followed by fashionable brunches to kick off the upcoming year. So when the sun sets on December … Continue reading

Merry Christmas from Morocco

Essaouira Morocco, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

This year I’m spending Christmas in Morocco. Essaouira to be exact. You see, during summer break I decided I was tired of airport travel and with all that is going on in the world I couldn’t bear the thought of having to take off my shoes, belt, coat and unpack my camera, MacBook, Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading

A week at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Marrakech International Film Festival Copyright Mandy Sinclair

Wowza! What a week it’s been heading off to films, meeting friends for coffees in between to discuss our thoughts on various films, lunches and more! For the first time I was able to see about half of the 15 competition films, having picked the titles I saw based on interest but also on scheduling (I … Continue reading

Marrakech International Film Festival rolls out the red carpet for Canadian cinema

It’s finally here! We’ve been hearing bits and pieces of information about the Marrakech International Film Festival for month now and today the printed schedule was finally released (the festival starts on 4 December 2015). So after sipping café au lait, nibbling on macaroons and gossiping about boyfriends at Amandine in Gueliz, my festival pal and I … Continue reading