Moomin. Eccentric Finnish hippopotamus looking like trolls. Who can't get behind that?

Los Moomins - pais_de_piruleta

Ahh, images of childhood: The Moomins (or Mumintroll as they are called in Scandinavia): the lovely family of trolls who live in Finland. Illustrated by Tove Jansson, her iconic drawings made the Moomins what it is today. The Moomins are.

Moomin wisdom: "I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream!" Re-pinned by #Europass

Moomin wisdom: "I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream! Same doe

<3 “I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than Depression and I am braver than Loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.”  ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

50 Lessons That Moomins Can Teach You About Life

Moomin by Tove Jansson. “Lie on the bridge and watch the water flowing past. Or run, or wade through the swamp in your red boots. Or roll yourself up and listen to the rain falling on the roof. It’s very easy to enjoy yourself.

Moomins playing in the water * Tove Jansson: Love, war and the Moomins, By Mark Bosworth

The Moomins in love and war

She was an upper-middle-class Finnish lesbian bohemian - but Tove Jansson speaks directly to children and adults all over the world.

I grew up reading the books about the  Mumintroll (Moomintroll) characters and their adventures in Moominvalley,written by Tove Jansson.

A song by Björk for the Moomins film

Björk's song for the Moomins film, "The Comet Song" - about which I wrote earlier - has been released through the iTunes store. The film, Moomins and the Comet Chase, was released August 6 in Finland.

Moominvalley in November: the moomins are darker than you remember them being…

Moominvalley in November by Tove Jansson. My favourite Moomin book - although I love them all!

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