Women's day in the hot room,
York Hall, London, 1990

Women's day in the hot room
< 'Steam baths' / Ann Longwell Sunday Times Colour Supplement (31 Jan 1991)

'…The same women have been meeting in the same Turkish baths for years; and though they claim that they wouldn't recognise each other with their clothes on, they know all the ins and outs of each others lives…"You bare your body and you bare your soul down here." '

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