Hello Beastie friends! Is it really Friday again already? And what's with all this talk about the seaside? Well, this week for Flashback Friday I wanted to revisit a little lady monster from back in 2016 - hey there, Mermaid Beastie! But her fishy tail... ... And aquatic-themed accessories... ... Made me realise that it's … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Beasties by the Seaside
Hello there everyone! I hope you're keeping well... Even in these - um - interesting times. But Beasties are always looking for silver linings, and all of us at Beastie Towers were cheered this week by the arrival of some pictures, presumed lost, from this little lady! On her way to her new home last … Continue reading A Monster’s Eye View of Yellowstone
Hey there everyone! After a bit of a wild weekend (weather-wise, of course. We're still confined to quarters here at Beastie Towers) the sun has returned... And so have a pair of familiar woolly faces! It's been a while since we've seen Paddy and Plunkett, hasn't it? Let's drop in and see what they're up … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett – Growing Wild!
Hey there Beastie friends! It's not much of a day for gardening in Dublin today... We're in the throes of Tropical Storm Arthur (somehow! Tropical storms in Ireland? Really?) and it's freakishly windy outside. But we can still look back at some plant-happy Beasties from 2018, right? This happy horticultural pair were created for Jan … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Gardening Beasties!
Hey there everyone! The sun is shining here in Dublin, and I hope you're all enjoying some fine weather in your part of the world too! It's also nice to see life returning to something like normal in places - here in Ireland certain shops are starting to reopen, and we can now meet in … Continue reading Cookie Beastie Checks In!
Hey there everyone! How are you all doing out there? Hopefully you're adjusting to this weird "new normal", and finding ways to keep sane. I've been mostly keeping to Beastie Towers, and taking advantage of my non-essential-worker status to really dig into some long-standing projects! But while I'm all for flattening the curve by staying … Continue reading Keepin’ it Local
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
Hey there Beastie friends! It was a bit wild and wintry when I woke up this morning, so I thought that today's post could maybe bring a splash of autumnal colour to a January Tuesday! Continuing on from last week's London-based post, we'll follow Explorer Beastie as he steps off the road less travelled and … Continue reading Autumnal Colours – Explorer Beastie at Kew
Hello Beastie friends! Since the sun was peeking out between the autumn leaves earlier, I thought it might be fun to head out for a seasonal wander... And guess what? A Beastie stowed away in my camera bag! Well, it's an occupational hazard in this line of business. Hi there, Woolly Jumper Beastie! Hey, your … Continue reading Woolly Autumn Wonderland!