BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY; Scruffy Tangier Has Spruced Itself Up-But It's as Wildly Exotic as Ever, Says Glenys Roberts
Byline: Glenys Roberts
MORNING service at St Andrew's Church, and the well-mannered congregation is singing Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken. Afterwards, in the churchyard, they greet others in plummy tones that can be heard anywhere in the Home Counties.
Suddenly a well-dressed elderly lady, she must be 90, snaps out of the impeccable character suggested by her Chanel suit and pearls, and starts pointing frantically at a barely healed hole in her calf.
'You see that,' she screams like a fishwife, 'Birdie did it!'
Welcome to expat heaven Tangier, Morocco, where the British still cling to an elegant social round, for the most part long gone in the mother country.
With their own church; their favourite hotel, the …
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Publication information: Article title: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY; Scruffy Tangier Has Spruced Itself Up-But It's as Wildly Exotic as Ever, Says Glenys Roberts. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: September 8, 2012. Page number: 56. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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