“But why want to be something you’re not when it’s far better to just be yourself?”
“Because I look boring,” answered Andre, “And I don’t want to be boring.”
“I see…” replied Mole thoughtfully, “Or rather I don’t see. You see I can’t see, you see… if you see what I mean. I live in a tunnel deep underground where everything is black, more black, and black…
It’s what’s on the inside that matters and clearly, you’re a most bright and colourful chap.”
Feeling much brighter by Mole’s kind words of wisdom, Andre returned to find everyone admiring his pictures.