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