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Nowrooz 2022/1401

Nowrooz 2022Mr. Shopkeeper always enjoys his official birthday… 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…

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Nowrooz 1393: A Guide to the Persian New Year

Mrs. Shopkeeper is always a tad possessive with her Nowrooz toys We’ve just opened a new aisle on the website. It focuses on the Persian New Year, or Nowrooz, so we thought it would be helpful to replicate this guide (which normally lives in our Persopaedia) so you know what it is all about. It…

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A Jolly Ditty to Remind You Nowrooz is on the Way

Catchy little tune, no? We’d like to kid you that this is actually Mr. and Mrs. Shopkeeper on their day off. But it wouldn’t be true. The singer-artiste is Sandy, who is the clown of the Persian music world. This is actually a good thing, as a lot of Iranian music is either cheesy pop…

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