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December 3rd’s Duck of the Day – Harry Ponder

Another Day another Duck. This time chosen by Emma.

I have to say that if I had my way this duck would be Harry Quacker, not Harry Ponder. But do not let this take away from what is a fabulous duck.

“Harry Ponder and the Ducky Shallows”. This does kind of open the door for all sorts of duck related sequels.

“Harry Ponder and the Peregrine of Aquaban”

“Harry Ponder and the Hummingbird Prince”

“Harry Ponder and the Giblet of Fire”

“Heron Potter and the Chamber of Sea Ducks”

“Harry Ponder and the Deathly Bill” – Actually we will disregard this one. Sounds like one of my mortgage payments.

Credit to my lovely flatmate Ellie for her help with the Harry Potter duck related puns. I live with this amazing human and yes we find ways to amuse ourselves, we’re so punny. Yes that was dreadful I can only apologise. Obliviate.

Anyway less of us and back to Harry;

Harry Ponder is available from Celebriducks by clicking here and also from The Duck House by clicking here. Also available on Amazon at the moment with delivery in time for Christmas!!

Why is this not in your basket yet?!

December 2nd’s Duck of the Day – Snow Duck

Winter is most definitely here so today’s Duck of the Day is the Snow Duck as chosen by Suzie.

Also sold by The Duck House, if you have not guessed by now this little shop is most definitely a favourite!

Click here for the Snow Duck!

There is a full winter collection available for Christmas 2018! Will make a lovely stocking filler or decoration for the festive period, and unlike a snowman this little snow duck will survive the spring! I have been reliably informed that there is zero chance of melting.

So next time you are asked “Do you wanna build a snow man?” you can keep your feet up with a cuppa tea and relax, because you’ve gone one better and got yourself a Snow Duck!

Let’s hope Snow Duck brings us some snow!

December 1st’s Duck of the Day – Flamingduck

Day one’s Duck has been picked by my lovely flatmate.

Here is the Flamingo Duck sold by The Duck House in Brighton.

Don’t be confused by this Flamingduck’s confused expression, he will make a lovely stocking filler for any animal/bird lover. Although I have to admit he does look like he is judging you. We will rename you Judgey Flamingduck.

Flamingo’s were hot this year. Think stationary, pool floats, flip flops! Perfect little addition for any flamingo collector 🙂

Check out the Flamingo Duck here

December’s Ducks of the Day

I keep being told that I do not blog enough. Therefore I would like to introduce to you December’s Ducks of the Day. Each day will feature a different duck and trust me these make amazing stocking fillers :).

I was incredibly tempted by the 12 Ducks of Duckmas. But why stop at 12 when there’s 31 days in December? That really would be quackers.

The Duck House – Brighton

I keep getting messages asking from people wanting ducks from The Duck House in Brighton. Surprisingly it is my most read blog post!

Sadly I do not run The Duck House, I wish I did! But I do not think my long suffering flat mate could take any more Duck invasions! Petrol is more my industry!

However if you click here you can visit the shop and browse for yourself!

Trust me, if I had thought of this idea before the genius who actually does run The Duck House it would be mine!

Happy Shopping, Christmas will be here before you know it!

Love

Sam

The Duck House – Brighton

Hello!

I do apologise for how long I have neglected my blog for 😦 I know I promised this post to a few people so I’m sorry for the delay!

Me and the mother went on our annual trip to Brighton about 5 weeks ago now and I stumbled across the most amazing little shop in The Lanes. We were walking back from The Seven Stars (on an unrelated note – you should go here! They infuse their gin and vodka with all different flavours and oh my god it is amazing!) but we must have taken a wrong turning somewhere because we ended up walking past this:

So this is a shop. A Rubber Duck Shop! But sadly it was closed! Poor mother then had to listen to my raspberry and vanilla infused waffling about how urgently we had to return to this shop in the morning.

Look at all these ducks! I think I’m in the wrong job. This is where I should be working. There is a duck for every occasion! I particularly liked the wedding ducks which were available in “Mrs & Mrs”, “Mr & Mrs” and “Mr & Mr” which was a nice touch. I definitely spent far too much time in this shop but I’d never seen a rubber duck shop before! Eventually though I came out with the following:

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Einstein Duck, Brighton Duck, Queens Guard (I think that’s what they are called correct me if I’m wrong) and SPYRO DUCK!! My poor long suffering flat mate lives with me and all these crazy creatures that seem to waddle their way into our flat but even she loved Spyro Duck! I was gifted the little death keyring duck from the nice man in the shop. I think he thought I was Quackers. He’d be correct.

So if you are ever in Brighton please go pay this charming little duck shop a visit! Trust me there will definitely be the right duck in there for you! They even have their own bags!

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After the Duck shop we went to Choccy Woccy Doo Dah. Choccy Woccy Doo Dah is to Chocolate what the duck house is to Ducks. And look what I found!

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Chocolate Duck! I would never eat it though so reluctantly had to put it back :(. I still have my chocolate wand from the Harry Potter Studio Tour which has now gone way past edible so chocolate novelties are a bit wasted on me. Big bag of Revels or peanut M&Ms though and I’m sold!

As if I had not encounted enough ducks today then I found even more on Brighton Pier! Managed to win these in the arcade:

We even had enough tickets left over to get mum a cuddly Donkey from Shrek 🙂

Apologies again for the delay for this post, and all of you who were submitting guesses for what Ducks I got in Brighton now have your answer!

And if you wanted to go to any of the places mentioned in this post I promise you will not be disappointed!

Sam

Day 24 -Rehoming Many Ducks

Been a very busy 3 days but I have finished unpacking! This includes the 2 boxes of ducks which were very difficult to place. In my old flat I had a lovely cabinet which became a lovely little home to the many ducks I have acquired throughout the years.

However there is no big cabinet in my new flat so I had to get a little bit creative with the duck placement. I actually only started with 1 duck which was a gift from America and then it just kind of grew from there. However they now have a new home.

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I can’t believe how quickly the flat has become so homely. I finally made use of my kitchen the other night and cooked the first proper dinner since I moved in. I have never had a gas cooker before but turns out they are a lot easier to use than I first thought and I think I may even prefer it to the electric one! I was having to unplug the reed lights in the corner before I went to bed as they do not have a switch. However I came home yesterday to find that my parents had bought me a remote control and now all my lights are controlled by remote! I feel a little bit like Albus Dumbledore now. Now I’ve unpacked I can finally settle and enjoy living here. In fact I decided that the last 3 weeks had more than earnt a lovely glass of wine.

Only a few more things to find homes for and life can resume normally 🙂
The saddest part of the last few days was Bobby and Brunch finally being separated. After living together for the past 6 weeks they had struck up quite a lovely friendship as seen in this post here. At least Bobby can come visit as much as he likes.

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