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