... It's time to relax and unwind, and spend a little more time doing the things YOU want to do. So when I was asked to create a very special retirement gift for a longtime Beastie follower to give to her mum, I wanted to make sure her monster counterpart had plenty of fun accessories. … Continue reading When the Woolly Work is Done…
Hey there everybody, and happy Friday to you all! It's been a busy week here in Beastie Towers... But I'm not able to share the fruits of my recent monster labours with you just yet. Fortunately, other members of our Beastie family have been out wreaking their own particular brand of woolly havoc in the … Continue reading Friday Social #8 – Beasties, Books and a Blast From the Past
It's new Beastie day! So it must be... Friday? Yes, we're breaking with tradition a little here, but after giving this very special pair a brief introduction in Tuesday's post, I couldn't wait a whole week to give you the guided tour! This cheerful monster couple were created as a very special birthday gift for … Continue reading A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!
Being out and about is all well and good, but sometimes you just want to enjoy the quiet life! And as someone who has always been a fan of more... um... sedentary activities - just ask anyone who has ever tried to get me to run anywhere, or play sports for "fun" - it was … Continue reading A Nice Relaxing Day at Beastie Towers
Hooray! It's finally Friday! So I thought we'd get the weekend off to a great (and slightly earlier than usual) start by visiting another Beastie abroad. This time, we're skipping across the pond to Portland, Oregon, where a book-loving Beastie has made a new home for himself with writer and artist Tammie Painter - talk … Continue reading A Very Beastie Birthday in Portland, Oregon
We're taking a leap forward in time on the BeastieBlog this week - after meeting a prehistoric proto-Beastie in the last post, you're probably ready for something new and exciting! So here they are... the first two Barróg Beasties of 2016! For anyone who doesn't yet have a working knowledge of the various species of … Continue reading Hooray! New Beasties!
Last week was one of those weeks when life just got in the way - for starters, a busy few days at Other Work after being just a Maker of Monsters for a month was a bit of a shock to the system! And while I was distracted with that, the plumbing here at Beastie … Continue reading Back to School at Beastie Towers!
It's widely assumed that bookworms tend to be stay-at-home types, who like nothing more than curling up on the sofa and losing themselves in a good story. Not so for Reader Beastie! Since moving to Canada earlier in the year, he's really flung himself into the life of a ranch hand... although as you can … Continue reading Reader Beastie… Or Cowboy Beastie?
Aaaah, it's a beautiful day here at Beastie Towers! The sun is shining, the birds really are singing... it couldn't be more perfect for sitting outside with a good book and an ice-cold can of something fizzy. So it's lucky that Coca-Cola Beastie is making his special guest appearance on the BeastieBlog today! The tale … Continue reading Time For A Monster-Sized Snack!
Holy moly! It's been another busy week... this summer is just zipping by! At least I've been able to find a couple of spare minutes to finish off a few new Beastie friends. Yesterday, I sent a top secret Beastie commission to his new home - I'll share pictures once he reaches his destination successfully! … Continue reading More New Beasties…