Today I managed to cut both our front and rear lawns and drink a can of "Old Speckled Hen" beer. In the past this would have been trivial, but since the cerebellum brain bleed this is an achievement, especially as I needed no breaks whilst doing them. Mind you, I was pretty tired by the end.
Most of the blossom has now gone - so ephemeral - but the Californian lilac is in flower as is next door's lilac bush. I expect both will soon be gone!