The birthday girl was naughty today, day 56 in my year of daily taking new action. There’s a curiosity shop on Boulevard St. Laurent where I noticed some Persian bone fetiches a few months back. Today I went in and bought two of them. I really shouldn't show you the images here in their entirety - that would be naughty in the extreme - but I’ll give you a detail from each below.
“They were on the headboard of an ebony bed in Bombay,” said the merchant. “I couldn’t bring the whole bed back to Montreal, but I used my screwdriver and took these paintings off the bed.”