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