After surviving an automobile accident unscathed in 2010, Icelandic Member of Parliament Árni Johnsen attributed his good fortune to a family of “hidden people” who lived in a boulder near his car wreck.
According to Johnsen, some kindly elves used their magical powers to prevent his demise, and he’s repaying their good deed by moving the creatures’ 30-ton rock house to his home in Höfðaból, where they will enjoy a “window-side” view of the environs. As the MP told the Icelandic newspaper Morgunblaðið:
I had Ragnhildur Jónsdóttir, a specialist in the affairs of elves from Álfagarðurinn in Hellisgerði, Hafnarfjörður, to come look at the boulder with me [...] She said it was incredible, that she had never met three generations of elves in the same boulder before [...]
She said an elderly couple lives on the upper floor but a young couple with three children on the lower floor [...] But they asked whether the boulder could stand on grass. I said that was no problem but asked why they wanted grass. ‘It’s because they want to have sheep.’
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