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