"Firstly do you want me to trim back the Lantana from the path"
"Secondly, the pergola has fallen down should we try to save it or should I throw it away". So it had, crashed to the ground under the weight of the heavy rain. Covered in Passion fruit and trumpet vine.
Quite beyond repair in reality. The first of the casualties of the rains. The rains are now coming down strongly in the late afternoons.