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! 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!
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, we may be in the very depths of winter here in the northern hemisphere, but since we all made it through Blue Monday yesterday, it's onwards and upwards from here! And after introducing a few new Beasties recently (catch up here and here) I thought it might be nice to get out … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!
Hey there Beastie friends! And a very happy new year to you from all of us here at Beastie Towers! 2019 has barely begun, but we're already super-excited at the prospect of a fresh shiny new year, all crammed with possibilities! And, looking back, 2018 was a pretty awesome twelve months. For starters, it was … Continue reading Beastie New Year, Everybody!
Hurrah! The Beastie calendar 2019 has landed! You can pick up your copy in my online store right now, for a mere €2! As you can see, I've decided to build on 2018's month-by-month calendar pages model. The 2019 calendar is coming at you all in one go, as a single handy download! And although … Continue reading Beastie Calendar 2019!
Hey everybody! We're baaaaaack! It's been a crazy couple of weeks, but we just wanted to swing by to wish you all... A very merry Beastmas! And while I'm here, how about a seasonal Beastmas tale? Pull up a chair, grab some mulled wine and a fistful of mince pies, and let me tell you … Continue reading Happy Beastmas!
Hello there Beastie friends! I'm just dropping in for a veeeery quick Beastie news update today... With less than two weeks to go until our first market expedition of the year, it's time for me to get my head down and knit and sew like a monster-maker possessed! But speaking of markets... The Market Dates … Continue reading November News Flash!
Woooooooooooo! We couldn't resist popping in an extra post to celebrate the Beasties' favourite holiday! Soooo... Have a spooktacular Hallowe'en! And here are some seasonal monsters to get your own festivities started! First of all, we've got Dracula Beastie stopping in for a bite! Then Ghostie Beastie's going to drift through later on. And who … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!