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  • Shortly after my husband and I got married, his close friend came to stay and gave us these two elephants. He'd brought them back from Indonesia where he'd been volunteering after the 2004 Tsunami. He placed them on the windowsill amongst the vases and teapots that have no other home and he positioned them turning inwards: face to face.

    It was hard to know how serious he was being when he told us that that as long as they were turned in, looking at one another, everything was fine. With Robin, one can never tell.

    I noticed the other day that the elephants were tuskless (has all the fight gone out of them?!) and also walking in parallel. I've not moved them. The cleaning lady comes tomorrow.
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