Hello there Beastie friends! It's a bit of a rainy old day in Dublin today - ah, the Irish summer! So I don't know about you, but I'd definitely be up for seeing where Paddy and Plunkett's wandering paws have taken them. You may remember we left them here last week... Well, I can now … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett Take Fort William!
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!
With all the talk Stateside about the total solar eclipse yesterday, Paddy and Plunkett just had to get a slice of the astronomical action for themselves! So they very kindly sent me on some pictures of themselves gadding around in this incredible and unearthly place - welcome to the Crawick Multiverse! This unique attraction is … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett, Rulers of the Multiverse!
... And look, they brought me back a present! As some of you already know, I am a little bit Scottish - the "Craw" in "CrawCrafts" is taken from my family name, Crawford, a legacy from my Glaswegian grandfather. UK residents will probably also associate the name with a popular brand of Scottish shortbread... although … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett Come Home…
After an enjoyable trip to the Orkneys, Paddy and Plunkett have finally decided to head back to the Scottish mainland! The next stop on their journey was to visit the giant Kelpies sculptures in The Helix parkland, just outside the town of Falkirk in central Scotland. These two massive horses stand guard over the eastern … Continue reading Wild Horses, Country Residences and Little Woolly Monsters!
I have to say, I'm incredibly impressed by the amount of interesting things Paddy and Plunkett have found to see and do on Orkney! For some relatively small islands, there's a lot going on! After their visit to Skara Brae, they decided to pop down the road to visit Skaill House, which is the "big … Continue reading More From Orkney!
...When you let a pair of adventurous Beasties out into the world, and then forget to check up on them regularly. With so much else going on last week, Paddy and Plunkett's ongoing Scottish adventures kiiiinda slipped through the net... Sorry lads! To try and get my attention, they decided to abandon the Scottish mainland … Continue reading This Is What Happens…
Paddy and Plunkett are back! Or, more correctly, they've gone on holiday again and sent me more tales of their adventures to use on the BeastieBlog. This time, they're exploring the delights of Scotland! Their journey begins in Glasgow, which is almost a homecoming for them - I'm a quarter Glaswegian myself, so there should … Continue reading Bonny Beastie Scotland!