Only children on the Nice list, get presents from Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas - who lives in Lapland, the Arctic North Pole, with his elves and reindeer







JIMMY WATSON - His mother, Marion, teases her son about his dreams to build a large robot ant with a drawing of her son riding on the ant's back. Then it comes true.





The 'Nice List' is a book of the names of children who have behaved themselves during the preceding years. If a boy or girl misbehave, but do a lot of good deeds, it is possible to get off the 'Naughty List.' If they are always nice, they will continue to enjoy Christmas cheer and good will for life.


The Nice List applies to children who believe in Father Christmas, and pass that spirit on to their children.


Children who become adults and stay nice, are rewarded for their good deeds from time to time, though Santa would not deliver presents to them, he would counterbalance their lives in other ways. Their good deeds stay with them for life, excepting only if they do something really bad to fall off the Nice List. But, that almost never happens. Good people, tend to remain good people.


Really nice children, might end up at the United Nations, working in hospitals or with animals, to help other nice people, and even being nice to naughty people. Helping to make the world a better place. Keeping taxes low, food and energy fairly priced, to keep the planet stable. About which Father Christmas and his elves will be very grateful, as both the North and Antarctic South Poles are melting because of the bad behaviour of naughty, greedy individuals, who don't seem to care about their fellow men and women. For sure, those who are perpetually nice, will go to heaven to see Saint Peter. It is very unlikely they might pay a visit to the Devil in Hades, or see Margaret Thatcher down in the dungeons of damnation.





Jimmy does not want to be on the naught list. Though, he knows, or thinks, he has done some things that might put him there. He always tries to do better, so that where he may have strayed, he might neutralize his lapses in judgment.




Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, or simply Santa, is a jolly, bearded figure who mainly dresses in red outfits, Santa is said to bring gifts during the late evening and overnight hours on Christmas Eve to "nice" children, and either coal or nothing to "naughty" children.


Father Christmas dates back to reign of Henry VIII, when he was pictured as a large man in green or scarlet robes lined with fur. He typified the spirit of good cheer at Christmas, bringing peace, joy, good food and wine and revelry, at a time of year when life is cold and hard. 

The image of Santa Claus as a benevolent character became reinforced with its association with charity and philanthropy, particularly by organizations such as the Salvation Army. Volunteers dressed as Santa Claus became part of fundraising drives to aid needy families at Christmas time.

There is no doubt that Christmas celebrations would not be the same, if there was no Father Christmas, or Santa Claus.

The fact the celebrations coincide with the religious birth of Jesus Christ, does not seem to matter to many of a different faith. And why shouldn't other faiths enjoy what is after all, simply a family get together in winter, when it is only natural to want to enjoy a hearty feast. And give gifts to each other, to show affection.



The Magic DinoBot, Chapter 2, The Money Box








Some of Jimmy Watson's friends, with the Magic Dinobot





The Magic DinoBot by Jameson Hunter


THE MAGIC DINOBOT - From Jameson Hunter, an original TV series idea, germinated in 2016. Jimmy dreams of building a giant robot ant as a special project, then one day his dreams come true when the robot he has built is transformed into a living, breathing, companion. NOTE: This story is Copyright Jameson Hunter Ltd, March 30 2016. All rights reserved. You will need permission from the author to reproduce the book cover on the right or any part of the story published on this page.





Ant wearing a Christmas hat in the snow









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