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Paddy, Plunkett and a Blast From the Past

Hey there everybody! I'm mixing it up a bit this week, thanks to a recent round of blog updates... Which you can check out in Tuesday's post here, if you haven't already! I figure since you got your behind-the-scenes news on Tuesday, it's only fair to get you ready for your weekend with a monster … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and a Blast From the Past

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Welcome to the New-Look BeastieBlog!

Hey everybody! It might seem I've been a bit quiet for the last week or so, but it's been all go behind the scenes! I've been tinkering away with photos, fonts, themes and buttons, and now I'm delighted to be unveiling a shiny new look for my site - care to join me for the … Continue reading Welcome to the New-Look BeastieBlog!

Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!

Hey there everybody! I hope you've all had a good week... It certainly seems like it's been a busy few days in the Blogosphere! I'll get to that in a second. First of all, I should probably explain what the title of this post is all about. Poor Explorer Beastie is almost afraid to look! … Continue reading Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!

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Castles and the Coast – A Beastie Road Trip!

You know, I was almost concerned that I'd have no monster shenanigans to share this week! Winter is yet to release its grip on Dublin, and with plenty to keep me busy inside Beastie Towers, getting out and about has been pretty far down my list of priorities. Fortunately, Paddy and Plunkett have bailed me … Continue reading Castles and the Coast – A Beastie Road Trip!

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Friday Social #4 – Getting Arty, For Free!

Welcome to the weekend, Beastiebuddies! And since it's the end of the week, my mind has wandered in an artsy direction for this Friday Social. In school, it seemed like art class always fell on a Friday afternoon, and it was a much nicer way to wrap up the week than, say, double maths or … Continue reading Friday Social #4 – Getting Arty, For Free!

Paddy and Plunket on the Boardwalk at Cuilcagh Mountain - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Boghopping Beasties!

The terrible twosome are back! I was looking through my old emails the other day, and I came across an unblogged Paddy and Plunkett adventure from - ta daaaah! - a bright sunny day last June. I'm not sure about you, but Spring is taking its time getting into full swing here in Dublin... ...and … Continue reading Boghopping Beasties!

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Friday Social #3 – Community Crafting!

Hey there Beastie peeps! The weekend is very nearly here, so that means it's time for another peek behind the scenes here at Beastie Towers... And this week, it's all about community! As some of you may already know, I recently started teaching knitting classes at my local yarn store, The Constant Knitter. It's a … Continue reading Friday Social #3 – Community Crafting!

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Arts? Science? Why Choose?

Hey there Beastie friends! I hope you all had a super weekend... Especially any of you who were celebrating St Patrick's Day on Saturday! Today on the BeastieBlog, we're weighing in on an issue that has been troubling humans for centuries - the ongoing battle between the arts and the sciences. And is it really … Continue reading Arts? Science? Why Choose?

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Friday Social #2

Hello everybody, and happy Friday to you all! It's been all go here in Beastie Towers. Earlier in the week, I had a birthday... I was *cough* 29! (Again) And I hope none of you are hungry, because I celebrated with THESE. Thanks, Boyfriend! Did someone say "birthday doughnuts"? Oooh, go on then! 😋 @OffbeatDonuts … Continue reading Friday Social #2

Paddy, Plunkett and a Very Familiar Curragh - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Off the Rails with Paddy and Plunkett!

Or rather on the rails, because the boys recently took a road trip... By train! Their first port of call after leaving home was (of course) a quick tea break in Belfast. You can't go adventuring without fuelling up first! They found a nice spot where they could look out at the City Hall, and … Continue reading Off the Rails with Paddy and Plunkett!