OK, so the office today was not inside. It was in fact out on Upton Heath, a fantastic Dorset Wildlife Trust nature reserve that is home to a fair few critters.
It was a training day for the Skills for the Future trainees, as I introduced them to the world of reptiles. Despite the occasional rain shower we had a pretty good day – and I’m pleased to report that all of the trainees managed to see sand lizard:
They also got up close and personal with plenty of Smooth snakes:
To top the day off, we even had a batch of ultra special, home-made lemon drizzle flapjacks. Great work by Sarah Louise Hudson – many thanks. I had to go for a run when I got home, partly to offset the 3 flapjacks I had…