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
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!
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
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
Oh, poor Explorer Beastie! We were hoping to get out and about this week, but both the weather and my work schedule were against us... Still, at least we have some great photos from previous years to look back on. I hope you all enjoy this trip down memory lane as much as we did! … Continue reading Autumn Fun With Explorer Beastie!
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Grid." Turns out that I didn't need to look too far for pictures for this week's Photo Challenge! Going through the holiday snaps from the trip Explorer Beastie and I took to London last year, I found a surprising number of grids - in Kew Gardens (above … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – “Grid”
http://me.sh/18cehthx OK, so I had a go at making a Mesh Gallery for this week's challenge... let me know if it works for you all! I decided to use photos from Explorer Beastie's trip to Kew Gardens last year - he had a great time hanging out with his buddy Garcia Beastie, as you can … Continue reading Explorer Beastie’s Day Out at Kew Gardens
By popular demand (well, one person asked... thank you, The Snail of Happiness, for this idea for a quick'n'easy blog post!) I thought it might be fun to share my recent yarny purchases - souvenirs from the trip Explorer Beastie and I took to London recently. By the way, let's keep these delectable fuzzy goodies … Continue reading My London Yarn Haul
Oh dear, a new post is looooong overdue! At least I have a reasonable excuse this time - I started a new job last Monday! Between that and moving house over the summer, it's been quite the eventful year... I figured I'd better check in now before something else happens! My last post might have … Continue reading Explorer Beastie’s London Adventures (Part 2)
My trip to London over the weekend wasn't just for me... It was also the perfect opportunity for Explorer Beastie to catch up with an old friend! Garcia Beastie left his skis behind for a day to join us at Kew Gardens for a spot of horticultural exploring... as you shall see. Luckily for us, … Continue reading Right on Kew… Beasties Explore the Gardens!