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