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An interview with Father Christmas

Yes, you read that right. I managed to track him down and ask him some questions at this busy time of year. :)

Thank you for taking time out at this busy season to answer my questions.
1. Do you prefer Father Christmas, Santa or St Nick.

I prefer Father Christmas

2. Where do you live?

I have an ice palace at the north pole.

3. What are you reindeer called? Do you have a favourite one?

Their names are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. My favourite is Prancer because he is so lively and full of spirit.

How do you manage to deliver all the presents in one night?

It needs a lot of organisation, and I rely on lots of Mums and Dads to get it all done.

What do you do on Christmas Day?

I go to the Christmas services at my local Church.

How many elves work for you? Do you pay them? Do they get a day off each week?

There are 9 elves and they all get the national minimum wage, with Sunday off each week.

Where do you go for your summer holiday?

Lapland (quite anonymously, of course)

If you could redesign your outfit (seeing as how its based on the colours of a certain fizzy drink), what colour would it be?

It would be purple and gold. I really fancy royal colours!

If you weren't Father Christmas, what job would you rather be doing?

I love the  pleasure on the children’s faces when they open their presents. No other job would come close!

What would you like for Christmas?

An Amazon voucher.

Would you rather we left out cookies or mince pies, milk or coffee, carrots or sugar cubes for the reindeer, roast dinner or fish and chips

Fish and Chips

Finally, what would you like to say to everyone out there?


Remember that Christmas is the Birthday of Jesus


thank you for your time.

PS. I'd really like an office this year... and more book sales... and chocolate... and socks. I only have three pairs of socks that don't have holes in them.

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