Old Wall, New Market Season Beasties - CrawCrafts Beasties

The Calm Before Market Season

Hello everybody! There's heavy weather forecast for Dublin later today, so as I write I'm looking out the window and enjoying the bright sky and autumn colours before the storm sets in! And it seems doubly apt, because with market season on the way, right now is the calm before THAT particular storm kicks off … Continue reading The Calm Before Market Season

Paddy and Plunkett in the Woods - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasts in the Woods!

Hello everybody! How's your week going? We've been enjoying some beautiful crisp Autumn days here recently - the bright sun and cool air really helps clear the cobwebs. So, it will be no surprise to hear that Paddy and Plunkett have been out and about, and a little closer to home than usual, too. Let's … Continue reading Beasts in the Woods!

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A Beastie Foraging Feast!

Hello there Beastie friends! How was your weekend? Ours turned out to be surprisingly fruitful, when we went for a late autumn walk in the Irish countryside! Join us as we head out foraging in nature's larder... Well, if Explorer Beastie can be coaxed out of the flower beds. A Sloe Day for Foraging We … Continue reading A Beastie Foraging Feast!

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Beastie News Roundup!

Hello there Beastie friends! How's your week going? This week's post is going to be a bit of a mixed bag, as we catch up with a few snippets of Beastie news that I've been meaning to share for a while. So, without further ado, let's start the show... Beastie Autumn Fun Worldwide! Explorer Beastie … Continue reading Beastie News Roundup!

Autumn in Dublin's Parks - CrawCrafts Beasties

Dublin in Autumn

Hello there, Beastie friends! How's your week been? I'm juggling a couple of ongoing monster projects just now, but unfortunately none of them are at a publishable stage yet! So for today's post, I thought I would share some pics of Dublin's parks in their autumn finery instead. Care to wander with us? Living in … Continue reading Dublin in Autumn

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Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

Wow, it's been a loooooong time since we last saw Paddy and Plunkett, hasn't it? So perhaps it's appropriate that we catch up with them just as they're about to venture into another place that the world forgot about for a while - the Lost Gardens of Heligan! First, they took a peek through this … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

Coast to Coast

Hey there everybody! It's great to be back after our little blogging break - and Explorer Beastie and I even had time to squeeze in a quick adventure while we were away! On Saturday, we took a trip right across the top of the island of Ireland to spend an afternoon in the beautiful rugged … Continue reading Coast to Coast

Freaky Friday in Frankfurt!

Happy Friday, everyone! And since the weekend is very nearly here, I thought you might be tantalised by a post about the weirder things we encountered on our recent visit to Frankfurt Zoo! Buuuuut if you want to start out slow, don't worry - you can catch up with the cute fuzzies from Tuesday's post … Continue reading Freaky Friday in Frankfurt!

Explorer Beastie at Frankfurt Zoo - CrawCrafts Beasties, Beastie HQ

It’s a Jungle in Here!

Hey there everybody! It may be another bright and sunny Tuesday in Dublin, but here in Beastie Towers we're still dreaming of our recent adventures in Germany... ... And today's post finds us moving on to Frankfurt, where we had urgent business - visiting Frankfurt Zoo with friends! At around this time, Frankfurt Zoo was … Continue reading It’s a Jungle in Here!

Prickly Situation for Explorer Beastie at Aquazoo - CrawCrafts Beasties, Beastie HQ

Beasties of the Deep!

Happy Friday, everyone! And with the high temperatures continuing, and still no sign of rain for us here in the Emerald Isle, a cooling dip in the sea might be just what we need... So isn't it lucky that when we left Explorer Beastie last week, he was just about to venture inside Düsseldorf's Aquazoo? … Continue reading Beasties of the Deep!