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TV, screen time and the ‘square eyes’ chestnut

If you’re expecting more on radar, fighter pilots and WWII (see our previous post Do carrots help you see in the dark?) then I’m afraid I’m all out of action stories. I do have a tear-jerker though…

So, you’re all grown up and you’ve discovered that, despite your parents’ favourite chestnut, sitting too close to the telly has not resulted in square eyes. Yours are still round too right? Continue reading “TV, screen time and the ‘square eyes’ chestnut”

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2014 Online Retail Industry awards – we’re a finalist!

Woo hoo! We got short listed!

The finalists for the 2014 Online Retail Industry Awards (ORIAs) were just announced we are super-delighted to be listed as a finalist in the Most Innovative Online Retailer category. The innovation we’re listed for is our 3d printed frames.

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The drunken duck: which wine goes best duck?

Brrr, officially cold outside isn’t it? Too cold for talking fashion, optometrists and myths around vegetables that help you to see in the dark.

Instead, we’d like to share our hibernation list with you. It looks a bit like this: TV series, hot water bottle, feasting, film festival, bracing coastal walk, more hot water bottles and, did I mention feasting? Continue reading “The drunken duck: which wine goes best duck?”

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The best and worst gifts for duck-lovers

 

We all have that friend, the cringe-inducing collector who has tens of thousands of stuffed toys, teacups or airline sick bags. Why? But these crazy-hoarding friends give us the ultimate gift at this time of year: endless Christmas pressie ideas!

Here are some tips on the best and worst gifts to give the duck-loving friend that has everything. Continue reading “The best and worst gifts for duck-lovers”

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What do you call a group of ducks?…And other duck tales OO-OO!

 

The name for a group of ducks? A flock? A quackalack? What about pondpals? Actually, it’s a ‘paddling’, a ‘raft’ or ‘team’. Very clever, English language, very clever. Here are some duck facts to get your hump day off to a flying start. (Oh, come on! It wouldn’t be the Sneaking Duck blog without the puns). Continue reading “What do you call a group of ducks?…And other duck tales OO-OO!”