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Happy Nowrooz 2019!

It’s that time of year again. The time when our shop fills with jolly Iranians and a whole load of apparently random things. We have, for your further pub quiz/crossword/general edification replicated our trusty guide to Nowrooz herebelow. Which should fully explain the random things. We are pretty much open as usual but we will…

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Saaleno Mobarak! Happy New Year!

So the new year falls on 20th March at 11:01:53 am (the precise moment of the Spring equinox). The year will be 1392. Apart from opening an hour or so late, the shop will be open as normal. Er, except for Mr. Shopkeeper’s New Toy. There is nothing normal about a yard long motorised helium-filled…

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There’s a Coach Coming In…

A feeling of rare festivity is creeping over Persepolis Towers. Actually, that’s a fib on two levels. Firstly, we’re always pretty festive. And secondly, we’re currently in a state of nervous anticipation. Let us elaborate. There’s a lorry coming in… Hence the above (otherwise irrelevant) clip (great fillm though, wasn’t it?). Our lorry is (hopefully)…

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