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Bring on the hoverflies.

With an onslaught of aphids on the allotment, my poached egg plants (Limnanthes douglasii), couldn’t have started flowering sooner. A cheery plant, often advised by the RHS to encourage children to participate in the garden, at the ripe old age of 23 – I’m still a massive fan. 213 more words


Paddy and Plunkett's Portsmouth - Part 2

The last time we checked in with Paddy and Plunkett, they’d got carried away exploring the Isle of Wight and missed the last boat back to the mainland! 446 more words


One Special Little Beastie

This monster lady has been waiting for her star turn on the BeastieBlog for quite a while! She was one of this year’s first Beasties, but because she was hoping to surprise her new family, I’ve held off putting up her photos until I could be certain she’d arrived safely. 122 more words

Knitted Beasties

Beauty and the Beast 3.03 – Bob & Carol & Vincent & Cat

by Mieke Trudeau

“Love your man tonight, save the world tomorrow”

 There comes a time in the life span of a story where the characters question their respective roles; how they fit in to their world, both individually and in their relationships with others. 1,047 more words


Paddy and Plunkett Head to Portsmouth

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. 245 more words


Beauty and the Beast 3.02 – Primal Fear

by Mieke Trudeau

“Be the man she loves, not the beast you fear”

After the romantic proposal on their rooftop, the reality of moving in together seems to hit Cat and Vincent pretty hard. 1,004 more words


Climber Beastie Gets a Little Bo(U)lder!

Climber Beastie is at it again! Last week I was sent a few pictures of his rock-based fun and games in France over Easter. He was really looking forward to tackling these big boulders at Fontainebleau (a paradise for climbers just 60km outside Paris) and even the slightly soggy weather that day wasn’t going to slow him down! 54 more words