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