December may feel stressful without opportunities to accept invitations from family and friends. If you are feeling lonely there are places to see, things to do and events to attend.
The Good Son (Hyvä Poika, 2011), a film by Zaida Bergroth is a dark comedy reflecting a relationship between Ilmari (Samuli Niittymäki), a teenager who is trying to be the man of the house and Leila (Elina Knihtilä), a mother who has a hold on her son’s mind.
This was the most luxurious restaurant night. It was more than just a dinner, it was magic. A culinary experience that I’ll never forget.
It’s funny how being abroad can create a tendency to start missing things you didn’t really care about before. Like, Finnish doughnuts.
You never know what you’ll find when you get out to explore. Last Sunday we did an extempore visit to Rideau Hall Grounds. We couldn’t enter the Rideau Hall itself because our visit happened outside the tour season.
I was impressed by the way this spa has been expanding its’ selection. The bilingual staff was friendly. The innovative surroundings were kept clean. After the massage and couple hours in different saunas and pools I felt slim and very relaxed.