Rhododendron is a nice flower
Evergreen it lasts forever

And it will also spread like a wannabe chestnut tree to cover as much of the garden as it can. Unless, that is, you take a saw to its over-excitable branches and reduce its mass to the more usual bushy dimensions.

The light was failing by the time this act of ‘hard cutting back’ had been enacted, so I don’t have the customary photographic evidence… to follow…

That was it for today, really. Still feeling too twangy of nose every time I do anything at the moment. This was the least active thing we could think of.

What a chore. I think some more Roxy Music to perk us all up. Ladytron, anyone?