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!

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

Autumnal Colours – Explorer Beastie at Kew

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

Woolly Jumper Beastie, by CrawCrafts Beasties

Woolly Autumn Wonderland!

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!

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!

Paddy's Pool - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy, Plunkett and the Fish Pond

Wait a second... FISH POND? I thought the boys were off to Senegal! Apparently not. They were all set to go, but as they headed down the coast, they were won over to the idea of a quiet day at the seaside. Then... "Hey, what's that weird-looking building in among the rocks?" Once again, the … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and the Fish Pond

Plunkett in the Seahorse Nursery - Sea Zoo - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy And Plunkett – Save the Sea!

Welcome back to the watery depths of Anglesea Sea Zoo! The fish all look happy today... But Paddy and Plunkett were in a bit of a pickle when we left them last week! Fortunately, I was getting all alarmed over nothing... Turns out that this rather large octopus is a big fan of the boys, … Continue reading Paddy And Plunkett – Save the Sea!

Under the Sea in Anglesey!

Hello, Beastie friends! We're joining Paddy and Plunkett again today, for an adventure with a bit more of an aquatic theme than last week's! To set the scene, we'll meet up with the boys at the tidal race in the Menai Strait... And what's this? A rare photobombing by Plunkett?The Menai Strait is the narrow … Continue reading Under the Sea in Anglesey!

Beasties Take the Train - Scotland - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Scotland Bound with Paddy and Plunkett!

Hello there Beastie friends! As promised, Paddy and Plunkett have hit the open road again, in search of Beastie-sized adventure! Although, since they're on their way to Scotland, their journey really begins on a stretch of open water... Hmmm... There is a lot of water around. It's coming down from the sky too, by the … Continue reading Scotland Bound with Paddy and Plunkett!