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Sophie Pons

Sophie Pons

    Weaving the last threads of a dying art
    Weaving the last threads of a dying art
    Abdelkader Ouazzani, the last of Morocco’s brocade master weavers, has been repeating the same gestures for 63 years in his dilapidated workshop...
    Historic Jewish quarter of Marrakesh sees revival
    Historic Jewish quarter of Marrakesh sees revival
    The once teeming Jewish area of Moroccan tourist gem Marrakesh is seeing its fortunes...
    Czech carp competes for Christmas-table spot
    Czech carp competes for Christmas-table spot
    Carp, the traditional Christmas meal in Central Europe, is facing fierce competition this year from newcomers such as salmon and poultry, according...