Hey look! I'M BACK! No, I haven't been hiding out in the daffodil patch with Paddy and Plunkett for the last month... Although I bet that would be a party! I've been keeping busy with knitting classes, plus a little non-Beastie-based work. It's always a good idea to keep food on the table, and yarn … Continue reading Springing Back into Action!
Hey there Beastie buddies! It's been a bit of a hectic week here at Beastie Towers... Yes, I know I've been saying that A LOT recently, but it seems like every week that passes brings even more action than the one before! So, what's this week's slice of news? Well, it's a biggie - I … Continue reading Our New Studio Home!
Hello there everyone, and happy Tuesday to you all! It's a beautiful sunny day here in Dublin, and the clear blue skies have me thinking about all the amazing Beastie travel pics I've been sent (and taken myself) over the last few years. The BeastieBlog archive is pretty vast at this point, and it's a … Continue reading Beastie Fun in the Sun
Did you know that, according to the Celtic calendar, Spring in Ireland begins at the start of February? Most of the time, it doesn't feel particularly Spring-like until well into March (especially last year!) but 2019 has been so mild. Explorer Beastie's miniature daffodils have been blooming for a couple of weeks already! And with … Continue reading Early Spring at Beastie Towers!
Hello everybody! Well, I think the title says it all - the terrible twosome are out on tour again, and look where they've washed up! I think Belfast's Titanic Quarter had better brace itself... Paddy was only a little disappointed that he wasn't allowed to climb up on one of the silvery points and shout … Continue reading A Titanic Adventure for Paddy and Plunkett!
Happy Tuesday, everyone! And today I have a real monster treat for you all... The first new Beastie of 2019! Here he is - a brand new Rugby Beastie! It's been a while since I made a Rugby Beastie - you can check out past members of Team Beastie here and here - but they're … Continue reading A Rugby Star is Born!
Hello there Beastie friends! It's got a little chillier since we last saw each other, but that doesn't seem to have dampened Paddy and Plunkett's spirits. Here's where I lost track of them last week...... And look, I've finally caught up with them - in the vegetable garden! There's Paddy, reveling in the green glory … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering II – Into the Vegetable Patch!
Hello everybody! Well, we may be in the very depths of winter here in the northern hemisphere, but since we all made it through Blue Monday yesterday, it's onwards and upwards from here! And after introducing a few new Beasties recently (catch up here and here) I thought it might be nice to get out … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!
Hello there Beastie friends! I've another fresh new Beastification to share with you today... And better yet, it's a two-for-one deal! I give you - the Beastie Sisters! This happy pair were made as a Christmas gift for two real-life human sisters, Emily and Holly. Let's meet Holly Beastie first! Human Holly is super into … Continue reading Hey Sisters! Go Sisters!
Aaaah, the new year! It's a time when many of us think about taking on a new interest, or learning a new skill... And perhaps more than a few of you are considering trying your hand at a little DIY. Well, the Beasties are WAAAAAY ahead of you on that one! Meet Spencer Beastie, a … Continue reading Beasties Are Doin’ It For Themselves!