Marrakech: and a tale of New Year's Eve, Part 1

It was New Year's eve and we were having a tiny dinner party at Peacock Pavilions.  Intern Sarah made some decorating magic in our Moroccan dining tent, for both children and grownups.  

The small ones had their very own table, covered in craft paper.  Sarah stenciled the prettiest place mats for them, using Moroccan stencils from Royal Design Studio.  

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My best friend had flown in from Geneva with her family for the occasion and brought darling chop sticks.

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I had wrapped tins with old Rajasthani embroidered belts and Sarah, a florist, put in bougainvillea and oranges from the Peacock Pavilions garden.

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The visiting violinist children were so happy that they broke into song.  Here's one.

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And the visiting best friend? Well, she was impressed, too.  Or maybe it was just the violin:-)

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Images by Sarah Winward and me:-)