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!
Phew! It's been a busy old day... Hence the slightly later than usual posting time! Fortunately, the subject matter for today's post is a lazy stroll around one of the prettiest and most unusual places that Paddy and Plunkett have visited in a long time. Welcome to Clovelly, a village in northern Devon which has … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett in Lovely Clovelly!
The boys are stepping back in time again this week - and a little further than usual, too! Today finds them exploring Flag Fen in Cambridgeshire, which had its heyday 3,300 years ago! What was this place, a harbour? Well, not exactly. A fen is an area of marshy ground, and they're pretty prone to … Continue reading Beasties in the Bronze Age
Paddy and Plunkett really did make the most of their recent trip across the water to England! They might have started out enjoying the lively university city of Cambridge, but they saw no reason to stop there. Time to take a trip down the road to Ely, a city which started life as an abbey … Continue reading An App-ELY-ing Day Out!
Is it just me, or is there a whiff of change in the air? The sun, when it finally makes it out from behind the clouds, is shining with a more mellow light, and the breezes feel a little cooler than they did this time last week. It seems like summer is coming to an … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett – Last Day of the Holidays
Well, it looks like Paddy and Plunkett are still rambling their way around the English southeast! I wonder whose rather elaborate doorstep they've landed on today? This is Dover Castle, the largest castle in England. Most of this massive sprawling fortress was commissioned by Henry II, who probably hoped it would impress the many European … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett, Over in Dover Again!
These adventurous little monsters can't seem to get enough of life on the high seas! After their recent visit to the National Maritime Museum in Co.Dublin, Paddy and Plunkett have resurfaced in Portsmouth - a city with centuries of naval history to its name. Coming as they do from an island nation, it's little wonder … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett Head to Portsmouth
So, the Pop Up Shop has popped back down again, and as I was unpacking the Beasties who didn't find their new homes this time around, I was hit by a disturbing thought. Um, where is Explorer Beastie? OH HOLY MOLY! Did he sneak into someone's shopping bag and venture off to parts unknown? Fortunately, … Continue reading Explorer Beastie Heads to the ‘Pool