Buckfast Abbey Exterior - B Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Buckfast Beasties!

Hello everybody, and I hope this new week is treating you well! Today we're going to catch up with Paddy and Plunkett, who we last saw exploring the weird and wonderful environs of the Lost Gardens of Heligan. This time, they're much less likely to have to save their woolly skins from prowling mud giants. … Continue reading Buckfast Beasties!

Ready for the Garden - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Birthday II – A Gardening Gift!

Hello there Beastie friends! It's been another busy old week here in Beastie Towers - honestly, I'm starting to wonder if there's any other kind! So, it's nice to be able to take some time out and have a chat with you all... And, most importantly, finish off what we started last week. For anyone … Continue reading Beastie Birthday II – A Gardening Gift!

Jon Beastie with Guitar - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Birthday to You!

Hello everybody! Welcome to a whole new week... And also, allow me to present a whole new Beastie! Many recent Beastifications have coincided with a human birthday, and this project was no exception! A while back, Jan from The Snail of Happiness got in touch with me to request a monster companion for her partner … Continue reading Beastie Birthday to You!

Beasties on film - CrawCrafts Beasties

Secrets of Beastie Photography

Over the last couple of weeks, the subject of Beastie photography has raised its head a few times in the comments! And that got me looking back at all the crazy things I've done over the years in the name of capturing a blog-worthy Beastie snapshot. Better still, it made me think of the sneaky … Continue reading Secrets of Beastie Photography

All the Family Together - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties For OLIVE The Family!

Hey there everybody, and happy Friday to you all! Now, earlier in the week I promised you new Beasties... So, new Beasties you shall have. And not just a couple, either... There's a whole family of them waiting to meet you! This project started when I met Lino from Olivieri's Fine Italian Foods at a … Continue reading Beasties For OLIVE The Family!

Monster Tea for Me! CrawCrafts Beasties

Monsters and Magical Houses

Happy Friday, everyone! And it's not just the end of the week - today we're also on the very last leg of our recent Germany trip. But I think I've saved the best for last, because it turns out that Germany is just full of the kind of cute monsters that the Beasties and I … Continue reading Monsters and Magical Houses

Portikus, Frankfurt, From the Riverbank - CrawCrafts Beasties

Fine Art Fun in Frankfurt!

OK, so the last couple of posts here on the BeastieBlog have been a little on the wild side... ... But there's more to Frankfurt than its zoo, y'know! Today, we're going to take a trip into the city centre in search of some culture. Even walking through the streets of Frankfurt was an interesting … Continue reading Fine Art Fun in Frankfurt!

Freaky Friday in Frankfurt!

Happy Friday, everyone! And since the weekend is very nearly here, I thought you might be tantalised by a post about the weirder things we encountered on our recent visit to Frankfurt Zoo! Buuuuut if you want to start out slow, don't worry - you can catch up with the cute fuzzies from Tuesday's post … Continue reading Freaky Friday in Frankfurt!

Explorer Beastie at Frankfurt Zoo - CrawCrafts Beasties, Beastie HQ

It’s a Jungle in Here!

Hey there everybody! It may be another bright and sunny Tuesday in Dublin, but here in Beastie Towers we're still dreaming of our recent adventures in Germany... ... And today's post finds us moving on to Frankfurt, where we had urgent business - visiting Frankfurt Zoo with friends! At around this time, Frankfurt Zoo was … Continue reading It’s a Jungle in Here!

Weekes Beastie With Record - CrawCrafts Beasties

Friday Social #8 – Beasties, Books and a Blast From the Past

Hey there everybody, and happy Friday to you all! It's been a busy week here in Beastie Towers... But I'm not able to share the fruits of my recent monster labours with you just yet. Fortunately, other members of our Beastie family have been out wreaking their own particular brand of woolly havoc in the … Continue reading Friday Social #8 – Beasties, Books and a Blast From the Past