LINKS TO OTHER TANGIER SITES

Dr. George F. Roberson
Cultural geographer and organiser
of cultural conferences in Tangier.
Performing Tangier 2008 conference
The annual premier intellectual
event in Tangier.
Samuel Pepys arrives
Extracts from his 1683 diary, he
hates Tangier!
The Lascivious Colonel Kirke
Colourful historical description of
the governor and his 'lambs'
Master Musicians of
Jajouka - with video
clips
( I am grateful
to
Kenneth
Lisenbee
-
keeper of the
flame for all
things
pertaining to
Paul Bowles
and his milieu.
Victor Barker ).
Paul Bowles -          
The Official Site.
Particularly good photos and
lots of them.The Authorized
Paul Bowles Web Site.
Paul Bowles details in interview
Great interview with Cherie
Nutting, the photographer who
knew him so well in his last years.
Bowles music downloads
A lot well recorded tracks of
Moroccan music and Bowles piano
music plus readings by Bowles
Bowles short clips
On camera in Morocco, Bowles
tells two short tales of magic
he had witnessed.
Mythological History of Tangier
A Wikipedia take on the origin of
Tingis - early name for Tangier.
CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
Cannabis blog with Youtube
A bit 'bloggish' for me but good
short clip on Youtube on how they
harvest the seeds in the Rif.
WILLIAM BURROUGHS
Rare collection of Burroughs book covers
J.G.Ballard on Burroughs
An hour with Burroughs on film
SAMUEL PEPYS
The complete diary
Comprehensive background
DOCTOR CALIGARI
The movie!
A fifty minute movie of The Cabinet
of Doctor Caligari - the atmosphere
sometimes referred to for the dark
side of Tangier.
Background to the movie
More background
The Tarot cards - as used
by Miriam Ann and Balty
The best, straightforward explanation
of the Tarot. I believe the Marseilles
pack to be the 'authentic' cards for

use
- other designs having more
specialized use for their designers.
FEZ - the city where Miriam
Ann meets her "Arab Prince"
FEZ
TANGIER
Good description of Tangier from an
otherwise dense academic paper.
"This Interzone is a Third Space in
terms of national belonging, cultures
and languages, an interstitial space of
contradiction, multiplicity and
possibility, a space which fostered the
creation of fiction"
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Tangier, Bowles, Hashish, Burroughs, Jajouka musicians, Pepys, Tarot, Sufis - links
through to them all on this page. Plus links to some rare and excellent videos.
Visit the official site
of the Master
Musicians of
Jajouka, led by
Bachir Attar, from
Jajouka. These
ancient musicians
hail from Jajouka,
Morocco but have
performed all over
the world and have
recorded with The
Rolling Stones in
Tangier in 1989 and
performed with
Ornette Coleman,
Patti Smith and
others at Royal
Festival Hall as part
of the Meltdown
Festival 2009