Good Evening …

,,, in Napier, south Africa

Somewhere in Nowhere in the Overberg

Good Morning in Napier, South Africa.

Addiction ….

Where we live

Blue Crane reflection

Sarah Blake in concert — Studio 98

Some pictures of yesterday’s concert of Sarah Blake at Studio98. We had such a great response of all who attended! Thank you!!!! (We also sold some of our works!!!) And yes; we had to disappoint many of you for (Covid) safety reasons. One advise for those: book immediately. This concert was virtually fully booked (paid […]

Sarah Blake in concert — Studio 98

An afternoon picture in Hermanus — Herman van Bon Photography

An afternoon picture in Hermanus — Herman van Bon Photography


Blue Crane is the National Bird of South Africa

What is it?

Headshot of a juvenile Southern Black-backed Gull, locally also known as Kelp Gull.

Well that is what I decided after consulting my bird books.

First I thought it was a Hartlaubs Gull but that one only occurs at the coast along KZN and (partly) the Eastern Cape according to ‘The Complete book of Southern African Birds’.

Now it seems that there is another book which shows that this specie only occurs along the coast of the Western Cape.

South African bird books can be very confusing.