Spring Has Sprung!


By Niall McArdle

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“Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.” George Herbert

Finally! After a long, bloody cold winter, we are now officially in spring. Unless you live in the southern hemisphere; in which case, Happy Autumn!

indexToday the Spring Equinox, March 20th, is being marked with all sorts of spring loveliness: lambs frolicking, birds singing, and this charming Google Doodle:

seasonalvariations-editedBut it turns out Spring has been arriving early for years.

Flora, Roman Goddess of Spring
Flora, Roman Goddess of Spring

Look forward to longer and warmer days. Also, rain – especially if you’re in Ireland.

rainfall-radar-8In the meantime, though, let’s celebrate Spring’s arrival with a little Vivaldi.

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