Suggestions please

Suggestions please

Observation - Suggestions please - UK and Ireland. Description: Can anyone provide any suggestions regarding what either the large orange blob (approx. 5cm long) is or what the cluster of yellow eggs are? Personally I haven't got a clue. Please reply with comments rather than identifications, so that separate obse

Can anyone provide any suggestions regarding what either the large orange blob (approx. 5cm long) is or what the cluster of yellow eggs are? Personally I haven't got a clue.

Please reply with comments rather than identifications, so that separate observations can be submitted if we get appropriate answers for both.