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