Elephants Everywhere

Kid you not. One day, no elephants whatsoever. The next, they’re fucking everywhere.

It’s hardly as if elephants are synonymous with London. Quite the opposite, in fact.

How many times have you seen an elephant strut its stuff through Soho? Eh?

Unsurprisingly, their sudden arrival was a little bit freaky.

Imagine waking up to this?:

Jesus.

Initially, everyone kept their distance:

Frank was brave enough to get a little closer:

But not much.

Both these are in Soho Square.

Then there’s this one just off Oxford Street:

And check out this eye-less freak in Covent Garden:

A thought struck me –  how come they’re not pigeons?

Large multi-coloured pigeons strategically placed all over London would make a lot more sense, surely?

Maybe next year.

May 16, 2010. Uncategorized.

4 Comments

  1. Piccolopigeon replied:

    A couple of well aimed droppings would fix those eyes.

  2. Linda replied:

    *coffs*

    Re: “No elephants in London”

    Y’used to get Mammoths in London, y’know…

    http://www.museumoflondonprints.com/image.php?id=61009&idx=6&fromsearch=true

    …and they’re DEFINITELY pachyderms!!
    😀

    L

  3. pigeonblog replied:

    Piccolopigeon: Sweet idea!
    Your pal
    Bri

    Linda A fair point well made. Those must have been scary times for the pigeon.
    Your pal
    Bri

  4. absurdoldbird replied:

    Some strategically placed psychedelic pigeons in Mumbai would go down a treat, I expect.

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