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Highgate Cemetery – A Monster Tour

Well hello there, Beastie friends! Today we're joining Explorer Beastie and his good buddy Garcia Beastie for a visit to somewhere a little unusual - Highgate Cemetery! As you already know, we had a rather soggy day in Kew Gardens... ... During which time the boys found a novel way of staying out of the … Continue reading Highgate Cemetery – A Monster Tour

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Walking in a Woolly Chihuly Wonderland!

Hello there Beastie friends! It's been a wild and windy week here in the North Atlantic, with a couple more storms-with-names (so you know they mean business) battering Ireland and the UK over the last few days. So do you fancy taking it eeeeeasy, and looking at some awesome sculpture? Goody, because I'm excited to … Continue reading Walking in a Woolly Chihuly Wonderland!

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The Temperate House, Revisited

Well hello there, Beastie friends! Last week we followed Explorer Beastie as he caught up with his old buddy Garcia Beastie in the colourful surroundings of Kew Gardens. And you might remember that they spotted this place from the heights of the Treetop Walkway... That's the Temperate House. It looked a little sad the last … Continue reading The Temperate House, Revisited

Autumnal Colours – Explorer Beastie at Kew

Hey there Beastie friends! It was a bit wild and wintry when I woke up this morning, so I thought that today's post could maybe bring a splash of autumnal colour to a January Tuesday! Continuing on from last week's London-based post, we'll follow Explorer Beastie as he steps off the road less travelled and … Continue reading Autumnal Colours – Explorer Beastie at Kew

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Monsters in the Memory Palace

Well lookee here - it's Tuesday again already! And what better way to spend a January Tuesday than to pretend we're all on holiday? So let's step back in time to the end of October, when Explorer Beastie and I took advantage of the pre-Christmas lull to get away to London for a couple of … Continue reading Monsters in the Memory Palace

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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

Paddy and Plunkett in Torquay's Greenery - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties, Beasties… Everywhere!

Hey there everybody! We're baaaaaaack! And what a couple of weeks it's been... Beasties have been popping up just about everywhere! So this post is about picking up where we left off, and telling you what you lucky folks can expect to see on the BeastieBlog over the next while! First up, Paddy and Plunkett … Continue reading Beasties, Beasties… Everywhere!

Paddy and Plunkett at Clovelly Harbour - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy and Plunkett in Lovely Clovelly!

Phew! It's been a busy old day... Hence the slightly later than usual posting time! Fortunately, the subject matter for today's post is a lazy stroll around one of the prettiest and most unusual places that Paddy and Plunkett have visited in a long time. Welcome to Clovelly, a village in northern Devon which has … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett in Lovely Clovelly!

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