LINKS TO OTHER TANGIER SITES
Cultural geographer and organiser
of cultural conferences in Tangier.
The annual premier intellectual
event in Tangier.
Extracts from his 1683 diary, he
Colourful historical description of
the governor and his 'lambs'
( I am grateful
keeper of the
flame for all
and his milieu.
Victor Barker ).
Particularly good photos and
lots of them.The Authorized
Paul Bowles Web Site.
Great interview with Cherie
Nutting, the photographer who
knew him so well in his last years.
A lot well recorded tracks of
Moroccan music and Bowles piano
music plus readings by Bowles
On camera in Morocco, Bowles
tells two short tales of magic
he had witnessed.
A Wikipedia take on the origin of
Tingis - early name for Tangier.
A bit 'bloggish' for me but good
short clip on Youtube on how they
harvest the seeds in the Rif.
A fifty minute movie of The Cabinet
of Doctor Caligari - the atmosphere
sometimes referred to for the dark
side of Tangier.
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.
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"
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
Jajouka, led by
Bachir Attar, from
hail from Jajouka,
Morocco but have
performed all over
the world and have
recorded with The
Rolling Stones in
Tangier in 1989 and
Patti Smith and
others at Royal
Festival Hall as part
of the Meltdown