to russia with love #2

Dear Aglaya, Hope all is well with you and that the canned sardines and wine bottle have arrived intact. I have tried my best to accommodate the bottle in a sturdy but cushioned box. I didn’t trust the box they gave me at the store so I decided to build my own from the wood of an old desk I decided I will no longer use. I stuffed the box with paper balls. In case you are curious, those are pages from my novel writing attempts. I will no longer attempt that. For starters, I would need a new desk….