Millie, Badly Drawn Mum

The letter reads, “It’s Russian day tomorrow – could Evie please bring in a costume and perhaps some Russian-themed food?” Gah… Thanks for the 12 hours’ notice. What do they eat and wear in Russia anyway? And do they sell it at the corner shop? Because that’s the only place open at 9.30pm on a Monday night.


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In the end I send Evie to school wearing a Babushka headscarf, feeling pretty chuffed with myself for pulling it out of the bag. Although, if I’m honest, she does look more like my Gran taking her pug for a walk, circa 1974.

- Monday 7th October 2013

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