On the Road with Explorer Beastie - CrawCrafts Beasties

Riverboats, Railways and Falling Elephants

Hello there Beastie friends! I'm working on some new monster projects which need to remain a closely-guarded secret for the moment... So I thought we'd switch up the posting schedule from the last couple of weeks. Let's catch up with Explorer Beastie's progress through Germany... And as you can perhaps tell from the unusual title, … Continue reading Riverboats, Railways and Falling Elephants

Prickly Situation for Explorer Beastie at Aquazoo - CrawCrafts Beasties, Beastie HQ

Beasties of the Deep!

Happy Friday, everyone! And with the high temperatures continuing, and still no sign of rain for us here in the Emerald Isle, a cooling dip in the sea might be just what we need... So isn't it lucky that when we left Explorer Beastie last week, he was just about to venture inside Düsseldorf's Aquazoo? … Continue reading Beasties of the Deep!

Plunkett, Eden Project Vegetable Garden - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

The View From Outside Eden

Can you believe it? Paddy and Plunkett are still exploring the Eden Project! I always thought that the main draw of this awesome place was the exotic plant communities that live inside the biomes, but WOW was I wrong! It turns out that there's a lot to see outside those bubble-like domes too. And, to … Continue reading The View From Outside Eden

(B)East of Eden 2 – Another Level!

Hello there Beastiebuddies! We're heading back to Cornwall this week, to rejoin Paddy and Plunkett as they make their way to the very top of the 50m tall Rainforest Biome at the Eden Project... No mean feat when you're only 6 inches tall! Since I've wanted to visit Eden for a reeeealllly long time, the … Continue reading (B)East of Eden 2 – Another Level!

Paddy at the Gate - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Castles and the Coast – A Beastie Road Trip!

You know, I was almost concerned that I'd have no monster shenanigans to share this week! Winter is yet to release its grip on Dublin, and with plenty to keep me busy inside Beastie Towers, getting out and about has been pretty far down my list of priorities. Fortunately, Paddy and Plunkett have bailed me … Continue reading Castles and the Coast – A Beastie Road Trip!

Paddy and Plunket on the Boardwalk at Cuilcagh Mountain - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Boghopping Beasties!

The terrible twosome are back! I was looking through my old emails the other day, and I came across an unblogged Paddy and Plunkett adventure from - ta daaaah! - a bright sunny day last June. I'm not sure about you, but Spring is taking its time getting into full swing here in Dublin... ...and … Continue reading Boghopping Beasties!

Paddy, Plunkett and a Very Familiar Curragh - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Off the Rails with Paddy and Plunkett!

Or rather on the rails, because the boys recently took a road trip... By train! Their first port of call after leaving home was (of course) a quick tea break in Belfast. You can't go adventuring without fuelling up first! They found a nice spot where they could look out at the City Hall, and … Continue reading Off the Rails with Paddy and Plunkett!

Explorer Beastie by the Sea, Fanad Head - CrawCrafts Beasties

Back to the Wild North West!

Explorer Beastie's been a bit quiet lately, hasn't he? But he always likes to take advantage of the post-Christmas lull to do a spot of out-of-town adventuring, and last week found both of us up in Donegal again, treading a slightly different path from the one we took this time last year. Actually, this breaking … Continue reading Back to the Wild North West!

Explorer Beastie in Nancy's, Ardara - CrawCrafts Beasties

The Wild West Coast

It's time to hit the road with Explorer Beastie again! Last time the pair of us were in Donegal (the most north-westerly county in Ireland) we chose to head to its northernmost point. This time around, we decided to see how far west we could go before we fell into the sea. Since we were … Continue reading The Wild West Coast

Paddy and Plunkett, Culinary Adventurers! H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy and Plunkett… Lost in Translation!

It's been a while since Paddy and Plunkett last showed their woolly little faces on the BeastieBlog, hasn't it? But just when I was starting to wonder where on earth they'd got to, a whole heap of new snaps found their way into my inbox. And surprise surprise, they're on holiday AGAIN. Lucky little monsters... … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett… Lost in Translation!