Hello there everyone! You know, after writing up Paddy and Plunkett's garden adventure in last week's post, I started thinking about how being outdoors is one thing that the pandemic hasn't really been able to affect that much. In fact, if anything, we're all outside a lot more than we might have been in a … Continue reading Beasties in the Great Outdoors
Hey there Beastie friends! I hope you've all been having a good week. For the last while, a couple of big commissions have been keeping me super-busy... So many accessories! I'm really looking forward to being able to share the finished projects with you all very soon, but in the meantime I thought I'd use … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Craziest Beastie Accessories EVER!
Hey there everybody! I hope you've all had a good week... It certainly seems like it's been a busy few days in the Blogosphere! I'll get to that in a second. First of all, I should probably explain what the title of this post is all about. Poor Explorer Beastie is almost afraid to look! … Continue reading Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!
Welcome to the weekend, Beastiebuddies! And since it's the end of the week, my mind has wandered in an artsy direction for this Friday Social. In school, it seemed like art class always fell on a Friday afternoon, and it was a much nicer way to wrap up the week than, say, double maths or … Continue reading Friday Social #4 – Getting Arty, For Free!
Hey there Beastie peeps! The weekend is very nearly here, so that means it's time for another peek behind the scenes here at Beastie Towers... And this week, it's all about community! As some of you may already know, I recently started teaching knitting classes at my local yarn store, The Constant Knitter. It's a … Continue reading Friday Social #3 – Community Crafting!
Oh wow, I can't believe we're nearly at the end of 2017 already! It's all been a bit of a blur - surely it was only just Hallowe'en? So I thought I would use this, the last "real" post of the year, to take a look back over the highlights of the last 12 months. … Continue reading 2017 – A Year of Monster Adventures!
A few months ago, I had a bit of a woolly wobble. My local yarn store has stopped stocking the merino wool yarn I use to make my original Beasties, and although I still have a healthy stockpile of most of the colours, the boxes holding my favourite shades are starting to look a little … Continue reading Why Wool?
Well hello there, BeastieBuddies! I did promise you a double dose of blogging this week, so here I am! When I was celebrating welcoming my 500th victim follower into the fold a couple of weeks back, I really did underestimate the number of awesome bloggers I keep up with (or at least try to) on … Continue reading Beastie Weekend Reads, Part 1
Hey there everybody! And this is an extra-special post for me today, because over the weekend the BeastieBlog got its 500th follower! So of course, I wanted to say a big THANK YOU to all of you... Especially those of you who take the time to come and hang out with me and the Beasties … Continue reading The Big Five-Oh-Oh!
Hey there BeastieBuddies! Can it really be May already?! After a bit of a cold snap here recently, it feels like Spring is back on track again... And right about now is when bluebells have their moment in the sun! Having seen so many pictures of beautiful bluebell woods just about everywhere over the bank … Continue reading I Don’t Bee-lieve It!