Would someone please inform these flowers it’s not Spring yet.
Lounging in the orange tree – the perfect place for a boy to daydream.
A daily haul at our peak
Bay, peppercorns, cinnamon stick and cardamom with lemons and salt
Mushrooms in the leaf litter
Hugo on Mt Edgefield
Outside in the garden, where I’m happiest.
To die for bruschetta with ripe homegrown tomatoes and basil.
Hugos artful photograph
Germinating seeds in my mini hothouse.
Henry and Hugo in the Spring blooms of Edgefield’s back paddock.
Our beautiful living room.
A tiny first egg.
Hugo’s 3rd birthday bonfire
Bottling the goodness for winter.
My Mum painted this beautiful portrait of “Dirk Diggler”, my incredibly handsome Silver Spangled Hamburgh rooster, as an early birthday present. He is now proudly hanging on my kitchen wall. What a spunk!
Hugo driving the Dingo
Camp oven heaven
Hugo doing an awesome job halving cherry tomatoes for drying
Bashing and squeezing
The soaring internal beams of the raked ceiling in the study.
Hugo with one of the new Austalorp chicks. I’m not sure who is cuter!
Our first babies at Edgefield
Just a sample of our 2013-14 tomato harvest.
Caprese salad to die for
Jeff doing what he does best
Delicious chicken dish made from our very own roosters!
Mulberries and strawberries from the garden
Plucking our first rooster.
Enjoying the delights of the food dehydrator.
Garlic – vampires begone!
Gorgeous foliage hangs on as the temperatures drop
A rare family shot – Jeff, Henry, Hugo and me (Jo) – at Sculpture Park in Mundaring in 2013.