A few of my fellow bloggers have had great success lately with solving their various conundrums (or should that be conundra?) through applying the good old principles of democratic voting. (Thanks, Tammie - I'm totally stealing your idea!) What's my dilemma? Well, I was going to skip doing a Beastie calendar this year. And I … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions… Can you help?
One of the first things I picked up when I arrived in France for my study-abroad year (a veeeery long time ago) was the concept of "La Rentrée" - the name given to this time of year, when summer is drawing to a close, people are coming back from their holidays, and the familiar routine … Continue reading All Aboard for La Rentrée!
It's beautiful here in Dublin today - the sun is shining, the sky is blue, and it's only a little bit breezy. Perfect for sports, if that's your thing... And it certainly is for today's new Beastie! Meet Galway Hurling Beastie! Hurling is one of Ireland's traditional sports, and if I were to describe it … Continue reading Galway All The Way!
Hooray! It's new Beastie time again... Although today I will be taking a surprise break from the Famous Monsters theme of the last couple of weeks. I've been struck down by one of the delightful plagues that's been doing the rounds lately, so I've spent the last few days binge-watching "The Killing" on Netflix and... … Continue reading Bon Voyage, Beastie!