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May 26, 2018

New (but the same)

I had to replace some old favourites in my wardrobe last month.

May 20, 2018


I knew I was going at the tail end of winter, but snow is not the first thing I was thinking of when planning my trip to Morocco. But that's exactly what we saw when driving through the Middle Atlas mountains to Midelt, a little village where we spent the night. I was just on this side of being too cold - if I hadn't had to pack for London on the same trip, I may have died from hypothermia.

May 15, 2018

21st Biennale: Cockatoo Island and MCA

It's a Biennale year again! The Sunday before the last (when it was still warm and sunny) I went to check out Cockatoo Island and the MCA.

May 6, 2018


I'd heard mixed things about Fes before going. People had said it was unfriendly and overwhelming. But it's also one of the more important cities of Morocco historically, so I was looking forward to it. Most significantly, the old town, called Fes el Bali, is the largest medina in the country, and apparently the biggest car-free urban area in the world.