The weather this year has combined to make it an excellent growing season for cottage-y plants, weeds and some vegetables and fruit. Everything is seriously over-grown!
There should be brick paths in here:
We've done a bit more weeding of the patio and are pulling out the bindweed, but not the bindweed root. I would just prefer it if it didn't strangle absolutely everything else that is in its path!
The under-gardener is picking red currants by the bucket-load. I feel some jars of red currant jelly coming on