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