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