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!
Finally! I've stumbled on proof that unicorns are in fact real! Except maybe they look a little different to what popular culture and centuries of mythologising might have led us to believe... Perhaps they look a little Beastie-er! Hey there, Unicorn Beastie! This sweet little monster maiden kinda knows that she's special. I mean, look … Continue reading A Magical, Mythical Monster!
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!
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!
Hey there Beastie friends! I hope you all had a super weekend... Especially any of you who were celebrating St Patrick's Day on Saturday! Today on the BeastieBlog, we're weighing in on an issue that has been troubling humans for centuries - the ongoing battle between the arts and the sciences. And is it really … Continue reading Arts? Science? Why Choose?
Hello everybody, and happy Friday to you all! It's been all go here in Beastie Towers. Earlier in the week, I had a birthday... I was *cough* 29! (Again) And I hope none of you are hungry, because I celebrated with THESE. Thanks, Boyfriend! Did someone say "birthday doughnuts"? Oooh, go on then! 😋 @OffbeatDonuts … Continue reading Friday Social #2
I've really been spoiling you all with the new Beasties lately. And look, here's another one... The first official Beastie commission of 2018! This fuzzy little fellow was specially created for Stephen, who recently celebrated his third birthday, and whose favourite thing is... Road signs! Turns out there's a bit of a gap in the … Continue reading New Beastie Time? Sign Me Up!
Well hello there! And despite the best efforts of the mean ol' flu bug that temporarily disrupted my blogging last week, I'm now back in the land of the living. Hurrah! So, shall we celebrate by meeting a new Beastie? I think so! Those of you who keep up with Laura at A Pict in … Continue reading A Picture-Perfect Beastie!
Hello there everybody! Today seems like a fitting day to share the last of my pre-Christmas commissions with you, since I'm looking out my window and watching the ground being slowly covered with a dusting of snow and hail! It seems we might have a bit of a way to go yet until Spring starts … Continue reading A Bewitching Beastie!
Happy Tuesday, everybody! And, after a brief wintry wander with Paddy and Plunkett last week, we're going to dip back into the pile of pre-Christmas commissions, and meet another new Beastie! So, you all know Explorer Beastie, right? ...And some of you might remember a few variations on the theme over the last couple of … Continue reading New Frontiers For Explorer Beasties!