Yohanni and Tony Johns. Photo by Jamie Kidston.

Yohanni and Tony Johns. Photo by Jamie Kidston.

Speaking the same language

Love story

Indonesian tradition would never have allowed Tony, a Briton, to marry Yohanni, who is a Mingangkabau. Adam Spence reports.

For Tony and Yohanni Johns, culture and circumstance made for an unlikely union. Looking back over seven decades together though, it’s a union that has stood the test of time.