Around 8 months ago, Bev York noticed that her precious gnome was missing from her Victoria Highlands’ lawn. She thought it was a classic case of hoodlum theft, but it turned out to be something quite different.
Last week her gnome was returned to the end of her driveway and with it, a hard-cover book with photo proof of its road trip down through the United States to Mexico and back.
She is not mad about the “gnomenapping”, she says “It is sweet [and] whoever did it… has a great sense of whimsy and probably [are] very nice people.”
Here is a look at some of the spots “Leopold, the travelling gnome” hit up on his road trip. (photos courtesy of CBC )
How could you be mad? What a fantastic story.