The Elf On The Shelf is an American tradition where parents place a toy elf around the house to â€œreportâ€ kidsâ€™ behaviour back to Santa. This bonkers dad from Canada went one further by being a human elf and taping himself to a wall. Surely thatâ€™s against elf safety rules?
As Iâ€™ve been a good boy all year (except for drunken antics at the office party!), itâ€™s time to compile my Christmas wish list. Helpfully, this adorable video inspired me. So, Santa, please could you bring me a puppy and an iPad – I could happily spend the whole of 2016 watching these two! Check him out at Closeronline.co.uk/ real-life-stories.