Last week, when we left Paddy and Plunkett, they were halfway around the wonderful gardens at Powerscourt Estate, just south of Dublin in Co. Wicklow. They've seen a lot already... ...But there's still plenty left for curious Beasties to explore! Let's join them as they're taking a breather in the peaceful environs of the arboretum. … Continue reading The Gardens of Powerscourt
Hello there everyone! Well, after a hiccup-y couple of weeks, we're back on our regular timetable. And how apt, because Paddy and Plunkett have been out and about on the trains again! They're really getting around this summer, aren't they? Now, let's check in and see where they're off to today! Oooh, nice view from … Continue reading On The Trains
Hello there Beastie friends! It's a bit of a rainy old day in Dublin today - ah, the Irish summer! So I don't know about you, but I'd definitely be up for seeing where Paddy and Plunkett's wandering paws have taken them. You may remember we left them here last week... Well, I can now … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett Take Fort William!
Well hello there everyone! It's a beautiful sunny day here in Dublin, and to make it EVEN BETTER, some pictures from Paddy and Plunkett dropped into my inbox last week. I was beginning to wonder where they'd got to... When they're quiet, that's often a sign of mischief brewing. But here they are, on the … Continue reading Beasties in the Bluebells!
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 Beastie friends! It's got a little chillier since we last saw each other, but that doesn't seem to have dampened Paddy and Plunkett's spirits. Here's where I lost track of them last week...... And look, I've finally caught up with them - in the vegetable garden! There's Paddy, reveling in the green glory … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering II – Into the Vegetable Patch!
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!
Hello everybody! How's your week going? We've been enjoying some beautiful crisp Autumn days here recently - the bright sun and cool air really helps clear the cobwebs. So, it will be no surprise to hear that Paddy and Plunkett have been out and about, and a little closer to home than usual, too. Let's … Continue reading Beasts in the Woods!
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!
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