This is what we live in London for! Spectacular Spectacular!
Strange, you wait ages for a blog post on French elephants in the city, and then two come along at once… But this was no Babar, rather a fabulous day of carnival from the Royal de Luxe group. It’s been going on for the past 4 days; we finally made it up today to see the elephant wake up, walk off, hose everyone down, meet the girl and send her off in her time machine. A genuinely astounding event; a friend likened it to watching a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel live. With hundreds of thousands there, and everyone gob-smacked at how huge and… moving it was. Plus I got to stand near Rolf Harris 😉
Bunch of photos here: