Loretta Barnard

Know Who You’re Googling: Santa Claus

He'll be coming down your chimney in a matter of hours but, question is, who is he? Loretta Barnard uncovers the history of that interloper, Santa Claus.   One day, you’re Saint Nicholas, a Greek-born bishop; the next, you’re a jolly fat man in a red suit living in isolation somewhere in the Arctic Circle. How did this happen? Here’s a brief summary ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

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