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
I might have mentioned it already (once or twice) but May has been a SUPER-busy month here at Beastie Towers! With multiple commissions on the go, our stint at Woollinn last week, and a bit of extra time spent at our local yarn shop, it's a miracle I've had time for anything else! But May … Continue reading The End of Mad May!
Oh wow, what a week it's been! Isn't it funny how life can be so quiet for a while, and then a whole bunch of things happen all at once? So, although the original purpose of this post was just to share the results of my Beastie calendar poll, I'll get around to that in … Continue reading Good Things Come in Threes…
Aaaah, cherry blossom! When you see those trees turned out in their delicate pink and white flowers, it's usually safe to say that spring has well and truly sprung... Even in Ireland! In St Stephen's Green, right in the centre of Dublin, there's a short walkway by the bandstand that's lined with cherry trees. It's … Continue reading Cherry Nice!
With Paddy and Plunkett enjoying some well-earned rest after their last round of travels, it's been left to me and Explorer Beastie to come up with an adventure to share with you this week! Fortunately, we didn't have to go too far to find something interesting... In fact, we barely had to leave our own … Continue reading A Bit of Local Colour
Phew! What a busy week it's been! After our Etsy photography course a couple of weeks ago, Explorer Beastie and I decided to keep our socialising momentum going... so when an invite to a special sneak-preview-tasting-menu dinner at Oscar's Bar and Kitchen dropped into our mailbox, we were pretty quick to RSVP! As an extra … Continue reading Social Beastie-Flies!
... Is that we take the concept of "April showers" to a whole new level. I'd promised Explorer Beastie a day out yesterday (Other Work kept me pretty busy over the weekend), but on Monday morning we were greeted with teeming rain and grey skies. What to do? Anything outdoors was totally off the menu. … Continue reading The Trouble With April In Dublin…
Hello there, Beastiebuddies, and happy Friday! Today, Explorer Beastie and I want to take you to another part of Dublin you may not have seen before. Come and join us as we wander down the side of Merrion Square, and head towards the Grand Canal! Around here, you can see some great examples of Georgian … Continue reading Exploring Georgian Dublin
...So Explorer Beastie and I could hardly wait to get outside and enjoy some unexpected sun yesterday afternoon! And with St Patrick's Day coming up next week, where better to hang out than in St Patrick's Park? The park is right beside St Patrick's Cathedral, so you really can't miss it... The Cathedral's tall spire … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung in Dublin…
In Ireland, it's very tempting to hide yourself indoors at this time of the year... and remain there until dire necessity (buying food, going to work, zombie home invasion) forces you outside. I for one could happily spend February living on instant noodles and baked beans while binge-watching "Murder, She Wrote", but fortunately Explorer Beastie … Continue reading An Arty Day Out!