Well hello there everyone! It's a beautiful sunny day here in Dublin, and to make it EVEN BETTER, some pictures from Paddy and Plunkett dropped into my inbox last week. I was beginning to wonder where they'd got to... When they're quiet, that's often a sign of mischief brewing. But here they are, on the … Continue reading Beasties in the Bluebells!
Well hello there everyone! This week I'm finally getting around to sharing a sort-of-commission that was requested by long-term BeastieBuddy Jan, who blogs at The Snail of Happiness. She already opened her home to a pair of Beasties last summer... ... But following a Grand Slam victory for Wales in the Six Nations rugby tournament … Continue reading A Wales of a Time!
Hello everybody! Sorry we're a little late this week... We've been off enjoying ourselves over the Easter (or BEASTer) break! Still, the upside is that I had a camera handy for most of it - care to see some holiday snaps? Our first full day away was last Saturday, and we spent it in style... … Continue reading Explorer Beastie’s Easter
Hello everybody! I'm a little later on my blogging than usual this week... But I promised you a new Beastie, and here she is! Meet Julia Beastie! This particular monster lady was made as a very special "Yay, you finished your MA thesis" gift... And as you can see, she's not travelling alone. She's being … Continue reading Feline the Beastie Love!
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!
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!
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!