Boris Johnson and his son are said to have come straight from the airport (Pictures: Eyevine)
Boris Johnson ponied his lookalike son on his shoulders as they visited Stanley Johnson’s latest book launch.
Mr Johnson senior celebrated his new novel From An Antique Land – set after the 9/11 attacks – at central London’s Daunt Books on Thursday night.
His son, pictured holding a glass of wine, apparently came to the event well-prepared – with a bottle of milk handy in his pocket, witnesses told MailOnline.
The pair came straight from Heathrow, The Sun reported, after enjoying a week in Marbella where temperatures have hit more than 20°C over the past week.
Less than 24 hours after arriving back to an England nearing winter Mr Johnson visited the Westbury-On-Trym Church of England Academy in Bristol.
He was pictured there looking like he had a bad case of the holiday blues.
The prime minister helped children make bird feeders and plant flowers and then rushed to a meeting in the City Hall to discuss all things climate change.
The pair went to celebrate Stanley Johnson’s new novel – From An Antique Land (Picture: eyevine)
The prime minister pulled a grumpy face while he visited a school in Bristol (Picture: Getty Images)
It comes ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (Cop26) in Glasgow at the end of this month.
But Mr Johnson and his family certainly had a good break – reportedly in a Spanish villa owned by former mayor of London candidate and environment minister Zac Goldsmith.
The bolthole is ‘set in over 600 acres of woodland, has its own heli-pad and two swimming pools’, according to its website.
The ‘secret paradise’ reportedly costs ‘up to £25,000 a week’ and offers ‘an intimate retreat from the city and business of modern life’.
Mr Johnson has been criticised for going away while the UK grapples with an energy crisis, a labour shortage and warnings of hardship for families all over the country.
Mr Johnson helped children make bird feeders and plant flowers (Picture: Getty Images)
He made the school visit before rushing off to a meeting about climate change (Picture: Getty Images)
The state of the economy is forcing prices to go up at the same time the £20-a-week Universal Credit uplift is being removed.
But many colleagues have jumped to Mr Johnson’s defense, saying he deserves a break and will return rejuvinated.
Mr Johnson said he was filled with ‘shock and sadness’ over the death of ‘one of the kindest, nicest, most gentle people in politics’.
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