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Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

Wow, it's been a loooooong time since we last saw Paddy and Plunkett, hasn't it? So perhaps it's appropriate that we catch up with them just as they're about to venture into another place that the world forgot about for a while - the Lost Gardens of Heligan! First, they took a peek through this … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

Ooops! Or, Liebster Award – Part 2

Oh dear. I knew there was something a little off about my post yesterday, and it's taken me until this morning to realise what it is... I somehow managed to leave one of my favourite blogs out of my Liebster nominees list! So please, drop everything you're doing and go and visit Stitch Boom Bang! … Continue reading Ooops! Or, Liebster Award – Part 2

Victorian Explorer Beastie

Regular visitors to the BeastieBlog will remember this dashing chap from our visit to Bray in Co. Wicklow a couple of months ago. However, he was so busy strolling along the promenade, climbing the hill and picking up interesting pebbles on the beach that he didn't get a chance to show off all his tip-top … Continue reading Victorian Explorer Beastie

Autumn Beastie

I thought I'd make a monster to celebrate the arrival of my favourite season. In Ireland, the seasons rarely behave as they're supposed to... mild spring days, balmy summer evenings and winter snows are the exception, rather than the rule. But for some reason, Autumn always delivers. The leaves fall off the trees, the days … Continue reading Autumn Beastie