Arabian Nights

Joined June 2017Living in: Albury, Australia
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    March 27, 2018 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 15 °C

    Or rather, adding to lists already made!

    Have just read ‘The Caliph’s House’ by Tahir Shah: a mixture of joy, fascination and frustration - and no doubt the journey of the renovation of the house in Casablanca was for him too (and for his surely long-suffering wife too, although we don’t hear much from her). His story has certainly given me an insight into life in Morocco: how people think and work, the influence of the “jinns” (spirits in the Arabian world), and certainly a real appreciation of what it is to be a foreigner in this country.

    I DID like the line in the book that said: “a life not filled with severe learning curves was no life at all”.

    12 sleeps to go. Have started to pack ...
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