• I’ll try it: An introduction to Moomins and the Muskrat’s biscuits

    I’ll try it: An introduction to Moomins and the Muskrat’s biscuits2

    • March 11, 2014

    Moomins! Last time I wrote on the subject, some of you–some of us–looked at me in puzzlement, your little faces frowning sweetly. Just what is a Moomin, Claire? Oh! What fun we shall have, as I show you. And if you already know, hold tight, we’re debuting a new feature at the bottom of the

  • Commerce in Moominland

    Commerce in Moominland2

    • January 6, 2014

    Sorry about the title. I can’t resist a pun. The new Moomin website, announced earlier today on Twitter by Drawn & Quarterly (who publish the beautiful Moomin strip collections), is not as baldly mercenary as all that. Even if it was–well. What do you want from a Moomin official site? What do I want? I don’t

  • Top 10: Best? Worst? Moomins merchandise options3

    • August 26, 2013

    A lot of the nerd identity is wrapped up in consumerism; maybe you’ve been there, but have you got the t-shirt? Did you make a Portal birthday cake? Do you wash with TARDIS soap? And I get it, of course – souvenirs are nice and they make you feel good. When you’ve had a swell time

  • (late) Summer Reading

    (late) Summer Reading0

    • July 31, 2013

    Summer reading lists usually come out in late spring, early summer. Just as you’re starting to dream of a cold drink on a hot afternoon (or consuming your body weight in liquid, while being submerged in liquid, as one does). This ain’t no ordinary summer reading list though, it’s specifically, a late summer reading list,