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Buckfast Beasties!

Hello everybody, and I hope this new week is treating you well! Today we're going to catch up with Paddy and Plunkett, who we last saw exploring the weird and wonderful environs of the Lost Gardens of Heligan. This time, they're much less likely to have to save their woolly skins from prowling mud giants. … Continue reading Buckfast Beasties!

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Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

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

Coast to Coast

Hey there everybody! It's great to be back after our little blogging break - and Explorer Beastie and I even had time to squeeze in a quick adventure while we were away! On Saturday, we took a trip right across the top of the island of Ireland to spend an afternoon in the beautiful rugged … Continue reading Coast to Coast

Portikus, Frankfurt, From the Riverbank - CrawCrafts Beasties

Fine Art Fun in Frankfurt!

OK, so the last couple of posts here on the BeastieBlog have been a little on the wild side... ... But there's more to Frankfurt than its zoo, y'know! Today, we're going to take a trip into the city centre in search of some culture. Even walking through the streets of Frankfurt was an interesting … Continue reading Fine Art Fun in Frankfurt!

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!