Oh looky! We got an award!Thanks to Pedro at worldwidepedrol.com for nominating us! Now, it's been a while since I did an awards post, but I happen to know a pair of attention-hungry woolly monsters who would LOVE to tell you a little more about themselves. So, here are Pedro's award questions - take it … Continue reading Outstanding Blogger Award
Hello everyone! I hope you're having a good week. I've been suuuuper busy... Expect to be meeting some new Beasties very soon, once they all get to where they need to go! In the meantime, Paddy and Plunkett have spent the last few days trying to choose where to visit next. They're taking all this … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and a Little Perseverance
Hello Beastie friends! Are you ready to go globetrotting again with Paddy and Plunkett? I hope so... Because stone the crows, this week's destination rocks! Yes, it's a pretty easy guess this time! Through the miracle of computer wizardry, Plunkett has managed to transport himself and Paddy into the heart of one of the most … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and some Ancient Stones
Hello everyone! Wow, it's been a busy week for me... So it was such a relief to find out that Plunkett had been messing around with photos on the computer again. Thanks Plunkett, you've saved Tuesday's blog post! He and Paddy thought it might be fun to place themselves somewhere far-flung and interesting, and see … Continue reading Where in the World are Paddy and Plunkett?
Hello there Beastie friends! And welcome to February... Spring is now juuuust around the corner, right? And with days lengthening and daffodils and snowdrops starting to poke their way through the earth, is it possible that the lockdown is thawing out a bit too? Paddy certainly thinks so. "Camera, car keys, a box of travel … Continue reading Adventuring in Lockdown
Hello there everyone! Well, I hope you're hungry, because this week's post is all about FOOD! I was set on this train of thought by last week's post, which started off with a picture of Explorer Beastie tucking into a human-sized breakfast. MY human-sized breakfast, I might add... And it appears that I'm not the … Continue reading Food for Thought…
Hello there Beastie friends! And hey, look at this - we're nearly halfway through January already. That HAS to be worth celebrating! Now normally at this time of year, my brother and I (often with a certain small blue and yellow woolly monster in tow) would spend a day driving around beautiful Co Donegal, in … Continue reading Memory Lane: Donegal Road Trips
Hello there Beastie friends! I hope you're all staying safe and keeping well in these strange times. I thought I'd do something a little different today, and share a behind-the-scenes story... My Christmas in the countryside! I usually head north of the border to spend the festive season with my family in Northern Ireland. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Countryside Christmas
It's the first BeastieBlog of 2021... Happy new year, everybody! And although this first week of January didn't bring a whole lot of good news on the pandemic front, in some parts of the island of Ireland it did bring something a little unusual - SNOW! And some of it fell in the back garden … Continue reading New Year? Snow Way!
Hurrah! 2020 has been a heckuva year, but we're down to the last couple of days now AT LAST! So might it maybe be a good time to start looking to the future? I thought so, and that's why I sat down today to comb through my Beastie photo archives and put together an all-new … Continue reading New Year, New Calendar!