One of the very nice IT boffins at work was able to sort the computer out for us, so we were very pleased we wouldn't need to buy a new one just yet. However, all my photos and saved pictures etc. have gone (luckily, I keep my photos in several places so was able to put them back), but not the pictures. A salutary lesson - I won't save so many and I will print them out if I really want to keep them.
It has been so cold and grey for what seems like months, but despite the distinctly un-Spring-like weather, the garden is doing its best to provide some colour. I went out this morning to see what I could find.