... has given the garden a good soaking, though has been hard on the roses.
Following a week of temperatures in the thirties, the roses were beginning to struggle. Blooms already on the edge of falling have been scattered by the wind. The swimming pool skimmer basket is full of pale pink.
In the days before the heat, knowing the likely outcome, I wandered the garden with my camera and tried to capture the roses in their glory. I rarely can do them justice, but here is a hint of their splendour.