Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean on the west and the Indian Ocean on the east and lying snugly against a mountain range weather forecasts for Cape Town can merely be seen as rough indications of what to expect.  This stormy weather to the most surprising early spring days.

23 August, a cold sunset warning us of a looming storm on approach

Cold August sunset

The following day, lo and behold, no storm and the first blossoms of spring burst out during the night

First blossoms

Caught this Hadeda as it was about to take off from a sunny spot beneath the apple tree where the first blossoms made their appearance.

Hadeda taking off

Have a blessed day.