A Winter walk ***

“Tell me about the snow,” said Moomin, sitting down on Papa Moomin’s sun-faded garden chair. – I do not understand this.”Neither do I.” Too-tiki replied. It is thought to be cold, but when a house is made of it, it is warm. It appears white, but sometimes it turns pink and sometimes it turns blue. It may be the softest of all and may be harder than stone. There is nothing certain.” Tove Jansson, Moomin Winter