Yesterday [the North Polar Bear] was snowballing the Snow-man in the garden and pushed him over the edge of the cliff so that he fell into my sleigh at the bottom and broke lots of things – one of them was himself. I used some of what was left of him to paint my white picture.
–The Father Christmas Letters
Tolkien writes such profound stuff and then you just come across a passage like this… It’s whimsical. It’s hilarious. It’s also mildly disturbing. 😀
Also, it’s St Nicholas Day! So, Gelukkige Sinterklaasdag!