Spare a thought for Santa who is very busy on Christmas Eve delivering presents. We delved into our archive for some useful tips for would-be helpers.
Santa's Top Ten tips
- 1. Know your reindeer
- 2. Grow your own beard
- 3. No fags or booze!
- 4. No bad language just languages
- 5. No gender bias
- 6. Don't get the sack
- 7. Climbing is a must
- 8. Protect the presents
- 9. Be fast, very fast
- 10. Be an expert wrapper
It's estimated that, with more than 2.1 billion children in the world, Santa would have to make 842 million stops on Christmas Eve. S/he's either very whizzy or is able to play with time.
We visited Wookey Hole's Santa School in 2005 and took part in their Santa Olympics in 2007.
Merry Christmas from the ITV News West Country archives.