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Secrets of Beastie Photography

Over the last couple of weeks, the subject of Beastie photography has raised its head a few times in the comments! And that got me looking back at all the crazy things I've done over the years in the name of capturing a blog-worthy Beastie snapshot. Better still, it made me think of the sneaky … Continue reading Secrets of Beastie Photography

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In The Frame – A Learning Experience

Well hello there everybody! I hope you all enjoyed the weekend. For any of you who missed Friday's post, I introduced this brand-new family of Beasties... ... But I did also mentioned that there was something special ahead for this bunch of little monsters and their faithful Beastiedog. Something that meant that they needed to … Continue reading In The Frame – A Learning Experience

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Beasties For OLIVE The Family!

Hey there everybody, and happy Friday to you all! Now, earlier in the week I promised you new Beasties... So, new Beasties you shall have. And not just a couple, either... There's a whole family of them waiting to meet you! This project started when I met Lino from Olivieri's Fine Italian Foods at a … Continue reading Beasties For OLIVE The Family!

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Beastie Super Science!

Hello everybody! It's a new week, and a new month... So I reckon we'd better have a new Beastie, too! Following my first experimental leap into the world of the Scientist Beastie... ...I got a request for another science-minded monster from the same customer, who wanted a special gift for a friend! And this one … Continue reading Beastie Super Science!

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A New Addition to the Beastie Family!

Hello everybody! Wow, can you believe we're nearly at the end of June already? It's really flown in... But I figure we have just enough time to squeeze in another new Beastie post before we fully jump into July! So, allow me to formally introduce my latest Beastie commission - tierneycreates Beastie! Some of you … Continue reading A New Addition to the Beastie Family!

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Friday Social #7 – What’s Goin’ On? Beastie Family Update

Well, as you all know, I've been taking a bit of a break from the computer these past couple of weeks... But luckily for me, other members of the Beastie family have been busily snapping and blogging away in my absence! So today, I wanted to say a big "thank you" to those hard-workin' folks, … Continue reading Friday Social #7 – What’s Goin’ On? Beastie Family Update

A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!

It's new Beastie day! So it must be... Friday? Yes, we're breaking with tradition a little here, but after giving this very special pair a brief introduction in Tuesday's post, I couldn't wait a whole week to give you the guided tour! This cheerful monster couple were created as a very special birthday gift for … Continue reading A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!

Our Monster Day at Woollinn!

Happy Friday, everyone! And it's been a double fun one for us, because we've just spent the day at Woollinn, Dublin's festival of yarn! I was helping out my buddy Diarmuid of S Twist Wool for the day, so there might be a bit of a bias in the photos... Are you spotting a pattern … Continue reading Our Monster Day at Woollinn!

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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

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Blooming Beasties!

May started this week... and that also heralds the traditional start of summer in Ireland! Now, the weather never feels truly summery until we hit June, but you can't argue with tradition, can you? And this idea goes way back - the Celtic festival of Beltane falls at around this time each year, signalling that … Continue reading Blooming Beasties!