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Leicester University Botanic Garden

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I was away at a conference this weekend with my day job, as a few of us were speaking about a reading test that we have developed for our international students. I was really worried about it, but thankfully it went much better than it played out in my head beforehand and I’m very relieved about this! On Saturday morning there was a bit of time where we didn’t really fancy going along to a talk, and as we were staying close by we decided to wander along to the Leicester University Botanic Garden. It really is an oasis of calm! And it was such a beautiful day, so it was really great to get some fresh air and enjoy the garden. 

 

Here are a few photos that I took – I could have stayed all day, but we had to get back to the conference!

 

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2 Comments

  1. Elisa on May 15, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    Oh wow, that is absolutely gorgeous! The succulent garden reminds me a little of the Zurich Botanic Garden, but the rest of the views…. not a chance, it’s just stunning! Lovely.

    • Clare on May 16, 2015 at 8:25 pm

      Hello Elisa! Thanks so much for your lovely comment 🙂 It was amazing – I really wanted to stay there all day, but had to get back to the conference (sadly!). I’d love to go back and do some more exploring! x

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