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Moomin shop opens in London

Moomin shop opens in London | Finland | Scoop.it
Britain’s first Moomin Shop opened its doors on Wednesday in London.  The new shop is located in the popular Covent Garden retail area.

 

Moomin is the popular fictional character, created in the 1930s by Tove Jansson (1914-2001), from which books, comic strips, TV programmes, a theme park as well as countless peripheral products have all been developed. Oy Moomin Characters Ltd monitors the intellectual property rights of the moomins. Its creative director is Sophia Jansson, Tove Jansson’s niece.

http://www.moomin.comwww.coventgardenlondonuk.com/

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Finland in London

Finland in London | Finland | Scoop.it
Week before last, I traveled to Oulu to bask in the midnight sun.Dusk and dawn were indistinguishable. I needed little sleep to feel energized.

Back in London this past week, I was faced with rain and general drenching. The clouds were low and foreboding; the gray skies interminably soul-annihilating. London seemed to have forgotten that summer had arrived. An exaggeration? Indeed. But not by much. I began to fantasize about Finnish things to take my mind off the gray wetness of it all...
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Nokia UK - Nokia Lumia Live. Nokia lights up London with an amazing 4D projection and deadmau5

On Monday 28th November Nokia Lumia 800 with Windows phone http://nokia.ly/uBVXxw brought deadmau5 and the world's most advanced 4D technology together and created an amazing free light show at Millbank Tower, London.

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