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