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