Cheers! St Patrick's Day 2020 - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie St Patrick’s Day!

Well, it's a bit of a weird St Patrick's Day in Dublin this year. Because of the ongoing Covid-19 containment measures, there's no parade or St Patrick's Festival, and the guidelines are to stay in and work from home if we possibly can. So, over the weekend, I brought some stuff home from my studio, … Continue reading Beastie St Patrick’s Day!

Explorer Beastie Garcia Beastie Highgate Cemetery - CrawCrafts Beasties

Highgate Cemetery – A Monster Tour

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

Explorer Beastie Meets Chihuly - CrawCrafts Beasties

Walking in a Woolly Chihuly Wonderland!

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!

Beastie Wedding Couple, by CrawCrafts Beasties

Monster Cheers to the Happy Couple!

Greetings, Beastie friends! And hooray, after a bit of a break, it's new Beastie time again! Those of you who follow me over on Instagram might already have caught a glimpse of this handsome couple last week...   View this post on Instagram   A month and a day ago today, my good friends got … Continue reading Monster Cheers to the Happy Couple!

All the colours of the Temperate House - CrawCrafts Beasties

The Temperate House, Revisited

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

Explorer Beastie in London - 2020 Update - CrawCrafts Beasties

Bringin’ Beastie Back for 2020!

Hey there everybody, and happy new year to you all! I hope you had a lovely Christmas/Beastmas/holiday season, and that you're all ready to tackle 2020... We certainly are here at Beastie Towers! So, it's been a while - what have we been up to since we last sat down for a chat together? Well, … Continue reading Bringin’ Beastie Back for 2020!

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Travelling the World – The Beastie Way!

Hello there Beastie friends! Please excuse us for being a little late this week... more on that later in the post. First of all, I believe we have a travelling lady Beastie to catch up with! If you're not entirely sure who this is, you can find out in last week's post! We'll wait for … Continue reading Travelling the World – The Beastie Way!

Paddy, charmed by the Visitor - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

A Mysterious Visitor…

Well hello there, Beastie friends! With Hallowe'en just around the corner, how about we take some time out from new Beasties and gather around for a tale of an unexpected and mysterious visitor? Alright then, let's begin... It was a dark and stormy night... Oh no, wait a sec. Sorry, it was - LUNCHTIME! Paddy … Continue reading A Mysterious Visitor…

Hide and Seek in Powerscourt Gardens - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

The Gardens of Powerscourt

Last week, when we left Paddy and Plunkett, they were halfway around the wonderful gardens at Powerscourt Estate, just south of Dublin in Co. Wicklow. They've seen a lot already... ...But there's still plenty left for curious Beasties to explore! Let's join them as they're taking a breather in the peaceful environs of the arboretum. … Continue reading The Gardens of Powerscourt

Plunkett in the Grotto at Powerescourt - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

To The Manor Born – Beasties at Powerscourt!

Hello there Beastie friends! Well, after a quick new Beastie pit stop last week, we're back on the road with Paddy and Plunkett. Despite the very obvious appeal of sticking around in that cosy cottage at the Logan Fish Pond, the adventurous pair have moved on... And apparently hopped a couple of rungs up the … Continue reading To The Manor Born – Beasties at Powerscourt!