It’s The Most Beastie-ful Time Of The Year…

Hey everybody! I’m just popping in for a very quick “Hello!” today, because I’ve done the sums and this is definitely the busiest, Beastie-est week of 2017! Last overseas postage dates are looming, and I’ve booked places at two of Dublin’s most popular Christmas markets, so that’s my entertainment taken care of for the next… Read More

Beasties, Beasties, EVERYWHERE!

Wow, what a hectic week it’s been! We’re working flat out here at Beastie Towers, but of course we’re never too busy to stop in and have a chat with all you lovely readers on a Tuesday lunchtime. And today, we have some super exciting news… The Beasties have set foot on US soil! Now,… Read More

All Aboard for La Rentrée!

One of the first things I picked up when I arrived in France for my study-abroad year (a veeeery long time ago) was the concept of “La Rentrée” – the name given to this time of year, when summer is drawing to a close, people are coming back from their holidays, and the familiar routine… Read More

Sweater Weather

The Irish summer isn’t exactly known for its scorching temperatures and dazzling sunshine. In fact, sometimes you’d be forgiven for thinking it was already mid-October. But even so, these last few days, it’s felt like the season is turning – the breezes are cooler, and the sun is showing its face a little later in… Read More

Welcome to the New-Look BeastieBlog!

It’s heeeeeeere! Finally, the renovations are complete, and I’m so excited to be able to share this with you all! First of all – look! A lovely new homepage for you to land on when you stop in to visit… Since I imagine many of you regular readers will be hopping straight into this post… Read More

The Big Five-Oh-Oh!

Hey there everybody! And this is an extra-special post for me today, because over the weekend the BeastieBlog got its 500th follower! So of course, I wanted to say a big THANK YOU to all of you… Especially those of you who take the time to come and hang out with me and the Beasties… Read More

What’s Goin’ On?

Phew! It feels like it’s been another busy old month here in Beastie Towers… but when I looked into my “Ready” box earlier, there didn’t seem to be a whole lot of little monsters living in there yet. So much for my master plan of getting ALL my Christmas market stock made in the first… Read More

Theeeey’re Heeeeere!

2017 Beastie calendars, that is! This year’s calendar features all-new photos – for those of you who are proud owners of the 2016 version, there won’t be any repeats in the coming year! Explorer Beastie is hogging the limelight as usual… …But I snuck in a few of my favourite Beastie friends from the last… Read More

New Horizons for Beastie Passports!

There’s been work afoot behind the scenes here at Beastie Towers, and today I’m excited to be able to tell you about it at last! As many of you probably already know, all Beasties are issued with a special passport before they leave for their new homes. This passport contains everything an adventurous little monster… Read More

Light Refreshments at Beastie Towers!

Hooray! If it’s Tuesday, it must be New Beastie Day! Here are a couple of the other new additions to the Beastie Towers family who joined us at our market last Saturday… First up… Caff-Fiend Beastie! Oh, I do love making Beasties with teeny mugs of hot drinks! And as someone with their feet firmly… Read More