Santa Claus comes to town but lacks the X Factor

WHAT can I say about Santa’s arrival to Hastings?

Someone should have asked the children for ideas for his arrival.

There was a Simon Cowell look-alike but lots of small children don’t even know who he is.

The word ‘disappointed’ comes to mind, as does the term pea brain to describe the person who thought of this year’s idea.

It was a poor show for all the little people in this town,


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Editor’s note: See pages 40 and 41 for the story and pictures