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The Fruit Season is Upon Us…

Being fairly responsible eco-bunnies we don’t actually import yer regular apples and pears. But we do like to bring in the pick of the more unusual Persian orchards and farms. Rose apples, baby pears, sour grapes, sour cherries, honied apricots, Mashad melons… Most of them are as good as organic, and have very short seasons.…

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Diary Dates

The Persian New Year is but weeks away. This year it falls on Saturday March 20th, at 5.32pm and 13 seconds (which is the precise time of the vernal equinox) – have a good one! Of course we have/will have all the trimmings in the shop, right down to goldfish. To celebrate the New Year…

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Our first mad caper of the year will see us racing (ahem!) up Tower 42 in the City to raise money for Shelter. That’s 42 floors. 920 steps. Goodness gracious…and words to that effect. We are the weakest link of Team Londonist, and our collective aim is to raise £2,000 for the charity. We do…

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BBC Persian

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a Peckham shopkeeper is like? No, we didn’t think you had. But the nice people at BBC Persian apparently did – and they came along to film it just before Christmas. Here’s the link: http://cafepen.com/tv/2009/08/26/emrooziha-bbc/ although it may not work after 4/1/10. The good news is…

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