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Little Black Book

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  • Winter walks, jaunts (and pubs)

    Climbing the walls with this cold weather? It’s time for walkies! Here’s where the Muddy team will be running for the hills this winter

    • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

      Dry January is over, and to celebrate, we've collated the best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we'll begin!

    • Three Tuns Freehouse

      After a country pub for lunch? We've found just the joint. We came, we ate, and we were WOW-ed!

    • Incoming! The day of luuurve…

      Our pick of the most romantic, divine-to-the-tastebuds places to eat this Valentine's night

    • 31 Below, Marylebone

      You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

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  • Mama Africa

    Ten adventurous women, ten days, ten thousand miles from home…Muddy goes on a lifetime’s odyssey to track wild desert elephants and sleep beneath Namibian stars

    • Going anywhere nice on your holiday?

      How about one of these gorgeous self-catering properties in the South West? Pretty as a pic, PLUS they all come with the option for learning or a wellbeing fix.

    • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

      Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are my top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

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  • Say your name

    Fashion gets personal with the trend for emblazoning your name across your T shirt, handbag or phone case. Think school uniform name tags but cooler!

    • New season fashion – a bluffer’s guide

      Spring is coming but what to wear? Here are the key six trends that'll give your wardrobe an easy-peasy update.

    • Race day ready

      For a day at the races, you'll want to look your most stylish. Make it to the winners' enclosure at The Festival's Ladies' Day at Cheltenham on Wed 13 March with our race day inspiration

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    • Easter antique heaven

      Upgrade your pad with some serious shopping - find your antiques heaven with the unique, retro style of the Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Arts Fair

    • Feb gardening tips

      No idea whether to mulch, prune or - goddamit - both?! The Top 5 things to do in your garden this month to get it into tip top shape for Spring.

  • Adulting: Lesson #1

    From ‘Making Tax Digital’, to starting your own business, here’s all you need to know to be super-organised (and win a few brownie points with your accountant).

    • Like kids in a candy shop

      We came, we made candy, and we left on a high. And it had nothing to do with the sugar. The workshops at Spun Candy are loads of fun for all ages.

    • Healthy: Inside and Out

      At the start of Children's Mental Health Week, Muddy talks to Mark Mortimer, Head of Warminster School in Wiltshire, about the importance of mental wellness in the school environment

  • Meet the author: Frances Trussell

    Muddy meets former broadcast journalist turned mindfulness coach, Frances Trussell, whose first book is out on Fri 30 Nov.

    • football player Olivier Giroud

      World Cup Wonders

      Far be it from us to objectify the World Cup's hottest footballers. Instead we've found you the smartest. Seriously!

    • On the lash with Tim

      Tim Henman, party animal - who'd have thought it? The British tennis legend talks wine, his local hangouts and, er, more wine.

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