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Before the holidays kicked off, Ducky and the gang went on a family vacation to the Lake District in Northern England.  They went on several boat rides, hiked lots of trails, and even rode some old fashioned choo-choo trains. Each had their own favorite moment.

Ducky’s favorite part was when we got caught in a “lamb jam” (traffic jam caused by grazing sheep), when driving on old country roads. They got several good laughs as humans tried to shoo the sheep off the road.

Pembleton’s favorite part was hiking around Lake Derwentwater. He cataloged different plants and animals he spotted along the hike in his science journal.

Ted’s favorite part was the bird show at Muncaster Castle. He liked seeing the hawks soaring in the sky and swooping over the crowd.

Blizzard’s favorite part was eating lots and lots of sticky toffee pudding! It is his favorite dessert in all of England, especially when topped with ice cream.

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Hello from the Lake District!

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To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, Pembleton introduced Ducky, Ted, and Blizzard to his old friend Mr. Peabody.

“Who is Mr. Peabody and why are you so excited for us to meet him?”, Ducky asked.

“Just wait. You’ll see”, Pembleton replied.

When they arrived, Mr. Peabody talked on and on about something he called a “wayback machine”. They all got inside the machine, and to Ducky’s surprise, they were suddenly transported back in time to 1215 in medieval England!

There were a bunch a funny looking men, all standing around a fancy piece of paper. Pembleton started geeking out, and Mr. Peabody explained that this historical document meant that the King or Queen of England had to follow their own laws. In essence, the Magna Carta established that no man, or animal is above the law.

After the signing of the document. Thy all got back in to the “wayback machine” and were instantly back in the year 2015. Ducky was really happy to be back home, because he was really hungry and it was snack time.

DTPB & the signing of the Magna Carta

DTPB & the signing of the Magna Carta

Ducky and the Gang are moving to Jolly O’ England after two years living in Israel! They are excited about their new adventures! Pembleton wants to visit the British Museum first, while Ducky wants to visit the Tower of London. Blizzard and Ted don’t have a preference as long as they get their sticky toffee pudding for dessert! However, they are a little nervous about making new friends at their new home.

Welcome to Buckingham Palace!

Welcome to Buckingham Palace!

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