Arriving at work this morning, anticipating a quiet day in view of the sunshine, I was greeted by two bus loads of people at both ends of the age spectrum. "Oh yes," I reminded myself, "the toddler group are coming today." And then, as I saw the other group emerging I remembered the email about a group of adult students who wished to visit the Centre. Now what date in July did the email say? Today of course! So the Centre was full of excited chatter from 2 and 3 year olds and more restrained excitement from the group of 18 slightly older people. I think that's a record - about 34 people visiting the Centre all at the same time. Fantastic!
This is a blog of natural history notes maintained and moderated by members of the management committee of the INHT: Fiona MacGillivray, Martin Armstrong, David Webster, Andrew Kent, Isobel Freeman, Bernard Hannett, Danielle Vessey and Alistair Hutchison, and our Centre Managers, Mandy and Gary.
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Fiona MacGillivray, Chairperson
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