Santa Claus, based on Saint Nicholas, was a bishop of Myra in Lycia (Turkey) and attended the First Council of Nicaea in 325. Mr. Nicholas had a wonderful reputation for kindness and generosity. Legends grew of miracles he performed for the poor and unhappy people. The Christmas stocking tradition originated from a legend that Mr. Nicholas left gold coins in the stockings of three poor girls who needed the money for wedding plans and saved them from a life of prostitution.
Staying in Brent Cross while visiting London was much like staying in western Long island while visiting New York City. We had to take the tube absolutely everywhere. Taxis and mini-cabs were just too expensive. The location of the holiday inn Brent Cross is absolutely HORRIBLE for anyone visiting London on a vacation – especially if it is your first time. It’s about a 30 minute train ride to the center of London (Leicester Square), where all of the cool things are.
The hotels all come with outstanding furnishing according to their standards. The rooms do not generally allow smoking. Most of them have facilities to let you exercise, facilities to use internet, telephone services that lets you call ISDs, etc. Also some of the luxurious ones have swimming pools.
Chrissy went on to read that he received a text while in Burger King from the Bishop and was told not to leave the restaurant because he wanted him to go with him to mentor a young boy. Centino stated that was when his whole life changed.