This piece is probably my most personal piece to date..It is not based on historical facts although the Holocaust victim was a real victim. It is based on my own personal life as a young child, combined with a thought I had about that time.
I came across some pictures of me as a child with St Nicholas(the Dutch Santa).
At the time time I did not realize that the man dressed as St Nicholas was actually my Father.
When I was 9 my parents divorced which lead to me losing contact with my Father for 18 years. It was only after I got married we reconnected again, due to a few tragedies in the Family. But I don’t want to bore you with those stories, suffice to say we did establish a good relationship from that time onward.
However I do remember writing a letter to Santa when I…
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