The Scottish Mail on Sunday
Boris’s killer wheeze for his girl’s birthday
GROWING up with Boris Johnson as your father must, no doubt, come with plenty of surprises, but I bet even his eldest daughter wasn’t prepared for what dad lined up for her sixth birthday party – a fake execution!
Lara Lettice Johnson-Wheeler, now 28, pictured right with her father, recounts how she like many other little girls had asked her mum, Marina Wheeler QC, and dad for a princess party.
But the now-divorced couple had a very different idea and decided that a Henry VIII theme was more appropriate.
As Lara explains, the celebrations took a slightly sinister turn.
‘My parents got the neighbour’s nanny to dress up as an executioner,’ she says.
‘To be honest, I was kind of used to it, but most of the children were horrified, particularly when Anne Boleyn lost her head (a balloon and ketchup were involved).’
Sadly Lara, who tells the tale on her blog I’m Not A Party Girl...,