Snufkin gets it

May 19, 2017 @ 9:54 am | Filed under: Books

The Hemulen, moaning piteously, thrust his nose into the sand. “This has gone too far!” he said. “Why can’t a poor innocent botanist live his life in peace and quiet?”

“Life is not peaceful,” said Snufkin, contentedly.

—Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll


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  1. UGH. And people wonder why I don’t have tv any more. Almost as awful as the Crown (watched it on a free trial of Netflix).

    I’m sorry those hours of your life can’t be got back!