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Easter Sunday 2014

The third beautiful sunny day of Easter this year, and I am sure the warmest, though weather stats say 17C, just before it got a bit cloudy after 5 pm. Apparently yesterday was warmer. I was still a bit dissapointed that our Mayo adventure did not happen. The plan was to be on Old Head Beach today and explore the Oak Wood there. Even so, the Tree Labyrinth here, which I am now calling the 'Living Tree Labyrinth' is very overgrown with weeds, especially rushes and couch grass ... so I decided to reclaim my boundaries with the rest of nature here today. A new species here, biting red ants, put up the biggest challenge. Though as I uncovered them the spider cavalry soon came to my rescue from several directions. No decent pics of the TLC I have done in the labyrinth, but here are some pics of little things going on here right now. One thing in abundance again this year are the cowslips and primroses despite me not clearing the weeds close to them very much this year. Here is a a