Helsinki – the Christmas city — VisitFinland.com
Christmas lights on the city's main street and the bustle of shoppers in St Thomas’ Market exude a cheering warmth in the perfect Christmas city Helsinki.
Admire the northern lights and the millions of stars from your private glass igloo at Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland. CLICK to discover other places to stay while hunting the elusive aurora.
Terminology: The So-Called 'Viking' Apron Dress - The Dreamstress
For my first guest writer for the terminology series, I’m very excited to introduce Cathy Raymond, of Loose Threads: Yet Another Costuming Blog. Cathy’s Medieval and earlier focused blog is one of my favourite textile reads because her area of research is well outside my usual scope, meaning that I learn something new with every post. At the same time, her writing is so thoughtful and considered that it makes me continually realise how timeless and universal textiles are, and how relevant…