I'll start with the final picture. Its been a week of digging. Hard digging! Strimmer and mower used to clear the paths a little more, back plots attacked in earnest and, as a morale booster, I bought some courgettes so that I actually have something growing. Felt good putting them in, even if I am cheating.
Above: the courgettes against the weeded out strawberries. Plot dug first, no enrichment before planting (I'll drop dress with growmore in due course but for now I haven't the time, nor the compost, to dig.
Below: a few small fruits showing themselves when purchased.
Above: the weed pile generated by the clearing of the 3 plots (courgette bed and the back two plots shown below an nearly finished).