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Hake and steak!

She’s a poet – and she knows it!

I am very impressed with the hotel. We really enjoyed our stay.
Booking in was fine, polite, informed staff. 174 more words

Summer Replay: Just Why Is The Sauna So Important To Finns?

In this episode I speak to Jaakko and Martti Koskenkorva about the most recognisable Finnish word in the world, Sauna. I visited them at Koskenkorva Trahteeri… 423 more words
Podcast And Notes

Did someone say spa day?

I love the idea of spa days but for whatever reason, I never tend to get around booking one. But it was recently my best friend’s birthday and as part of her celebrations, we decided to book a day at the Hilton spa in Cardiff. 548 more words


Antti-Jussi Annila's SAUNA (2008): A dark and intriguing Nordic tale

This Finnish historical horror set in the year 1595 it’s about 2 brothers on a march to the border after the conclusion of a long war between Russia, Finland and Sweden. 210 more words

Film Reviews

The Joy of Sweat


-St. Pettersburg

In Russia, inviting a new neighbor to a sauna is the preferred way to break the ice.

“Birch or oak?” asks Sergie Lesukov, holding up two twiggy bundles resembling tiny brooms.   268 more words


Budapest Baths

According to many people, Budapest is called to “City of Baths” and it’s not for nothing. Hungary has a very good location in the Carpathian Basin with full of natural resources. 1,863 more words


DG One update

Dumfries & Galloway Council has issued a position statement relating to work starting at the beleaguered DG One Leisure Complex in Dumfries.

The Council has now settled its dispute with Kier Construction Limited in relation to DG One and the repair works have been checked to take account of all known issues. 331 more words

Council Matters