Monday afternoon was wet and I had no childcare available so I remained at the Stamford Gate hotel to meet new arrivals, watch Jonathan Shanklin's fascinating talk and then even with my young proto-botanists in tow joined Lynne Farrell for dinner.
|The most junior attendees!|
|Photographing Geranium sanguinum (Bloody Cranesbill)|
|Tom Humphrey being presented with the Presidents' Award by John Faulkner|
|Keying out a tricky specimen with Graham - photo Laura Gravestock|