Why did Cummings political panto take place in the rose garden?

Or was the venue - and that half hour delay- simply designed to make the reporters sweat on their purple velvet chairs? And had he swapped the sinister specs for contact lenses...now the dodgy eyesight that prompted a test-drive to a beauty spot has cleared up? But as he sat at his desk, beside a pretty alcove and pot plant, the dappled sunlight hit his balding pate and Cummings was soon sweating too. Gallery: UK's COVID-19 outbreak worst in Europe (Reuters) But Cummings just sat there, behind his picnic table (a put-up job, how fitting!)