We've made more impact on working on our fixer upper and it's Jumanji-like garden in the last few weeks than in years. Jo spent most of the day tearing up brambles and weeds and I knocked some stuff down and chucked it in the skip after work. Eldest followed up with a couple of hours of clearing undergrowth.

(a) I'd forgotten how good this sort of thing is for mental health and (b) I can see things taking shape now. Feels good.

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