Hi there Beastie friends! As you can see, I'm getting back to my usual blogging routine - hopefully Tuesday posts will once again be the norm after a couple of disrupted weeks! Now, at the end of Sunday's post, I mentioned Explorer Beastie's beauty regime. You might be surprised that he even has one - … Continue reading How Explorer Beastie Got His Groove Back
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 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 there Beastie friends! How was your weekend? Ours turned out to be surprisingly fruitful, when we went for a late autumn walk in the Irish countryside! Join us as we head out foraging in nature's larder... Well, if Explorer Beastie can be coaxed out of the flower beds. A Sloe Day for Foraging We … Continue reading A Beastie Foraging Feast!
Hello there, Beastie friends! How's your week been? I'm juggling a couple of ongoing monster projects just now, but unfortunately none of them are at a publishable stage yet! So for today's post, I thought I would share some pics of Dublin's parks in their autumn finery instead. Care to wander with us? Living in … Continue reading Dublin in Autumn
Hey there everybody! OK, I know I said that this would be ready yesterday, but due to some computer-related issues, I totally ran out of Friday. Who would have thought that uploading crazy giant image files and trying to play around with them would really slow down the editing process?! Ah well, we'll chalk that … Continue reading Wrapping up the Year – Last of the Calendar Pages!
Hey there everybody! It's great to be back after our little blogging break - and Explorer Beastie and I even had time to squeeze in a quick adventure while we were away! On Saturday, we took a trip right across the top of the island of Ireland to spend an afternoon in the beautiful rugged … Continue reading Coast to Coast
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
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!