Autumn is the season when the world mellows out and takes stock on what has already been achieved. Change occurs, but at a reassuringly slow drift rather than a hurried panic. Planet Earth takes on a warm glow as the sun shrinks back into the soil. Golden moments with friends, family and self shape the months leading up to the festive season. The nights stretch out once more, lit by bonfires and fireworks, log fires and sparklers. There are rustling leaves and crunchy pathways, hot cider and warm donuts, spicy lattes and candy corn, hay stacks and football. Keats famously described autumn as the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,” and our routines reflect Mother Nature’s chilled-out, contented vibe too.
Ode to Autumn
Autumn is owed great respect for being awesomely good for us in a number of ways. Here are seven reasons to make the most of this season:
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