Alice Baynton

Alice BayntonI graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a Creative Writing degree. The most useless but wonderful degree ever invented. I then lived in New Zealand for a year and managed to get some good travelling under my belt. Life is now about trying to gestate my embryonic writing career.

Trust People, See Stuff

In a country like Morocco, you are warned to ‘be on your guard’ and watch out for ‘scams’. We British really love to assume the worst in people, and it’s hard to get out of that mind frame when travelling, but it is worth doing. I don’t advise naive travelling or trusting a stranger with […]

Tagine Trouble in Marrakesh

Ask anybody who hasn’t visited Morocco, what the local cuisine consists of, and most people will guess at Tagines, dates and a lot of meat. Ask anybody who has visited Morocco, and they will tell you…well, pretty much exactly the same. Marrakesh is a city where old world meets new world, where cool mosques back […]