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A definition of mellow

Recently my seven-year-old daughter asked me what “mellow” meant. I rather struggled to define it.

I could have just shown her an English autumn day. For me, it expresses exactly that “pleasantly soft, sweet, ripe” sense given by my dictionary.

Rather than moving on to quote the much-abused line from Keats, I will simply post some photos of autumn in the Northeast of England last weekend, to make my point.

 

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This entry was posted on November 2, 2010 by in Gardens, Parks, UK and tagged , , , .

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