Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Santa Worries 'Stupid'

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Santa Worries 'Stupid'

Article excerpt

There's been a call to ban children from sitting on Santa's lap at shopping centres for Christmas photos. What do you think?

AS A professional shopping centre Santa, I think it is a stupid idea. I myself try to get the child to sit beside me on the chair but if the child is happier to sit on Santa's lap for a photo, then I am not going to stop them, whatever the child and their parents are most happier with I will do.


SANTAS are screened before they get the role and plus there are at least a hundred people watching him... let's ban Xmas all together while we are at it!


IF PARENTS don't want their kids to sit on Santa's lap then here is an idea: don't make them! No-brainer I say.


AT 36 years of age I'm beginning to understand that I will be the generation that says "remember when we used to have Christmas".


DON'T get Santa photos if you don't want your children sitting on or near Santa. …

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