A Tale of Two Pretties – Gannets and Sandwich Terns.

'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'. What the Dickens does that mean?... Well, it was 'the best of times' when  I found myself on an Scottish island amongst thousands of nesting gannets totally indifferent to being photographed, allowing a wide angle lens to be placed almost under their beaks and in focus from here to 'almost' infinity - taking infinity to be that strange little 8 lying on its side at the far end of the focusing ring, otherwise known as a lemniscate. 'The worst of times' had already happened a month and a half…

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