Since when did Santa come from Lapland? Everyone knows he comes from the North Pole, so how did the Lapland tourist board manage to persuade us all that he actually lives in northern Finland? Well, however they did it, my family were fooled, and in December 2011 I allowed myself to be talked into taking everyone there for a day trip, including 11 year old Jamie with Down's Syndrome.
We went on the Thomas Cook "Santa Sleigh Day" at Rovaniemi. Here's how we got on.