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  • The Looking Glass, Cheltenham

    Our new fave The Looking Glass introduces “Farm to Fork” cooking with an emphasis on local produce from the Cotswolds

    • Fire up your palate

      Psst! The latest, greatest and super-new pop-up foodie nights you'll want to know about. Don't book anything till you read this!

    • The Frogmill

      Big flavours, a big grill and a big, friendly welcome is the order of the day at this newly zhuzhed up country pub near Cheltenham.

    • Superflashy newsflash

      Break out the elasticated trousers, there’s some new feasting opportunities afoot at three of our favourite foodie establishments!

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      The Daneway

      This one-time rural boozer near Cirencester is full of rustic charm and too-good-to-miss gastro-pub inventions.

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  • Super-special spa breaks

    Feeling a bit meh? Good job it’s National Spa Week then! Get ye to one of these stunning spas, as chosen by the in-the-know (and well buffed) Muddy editors.

    • 22 Fab Family Day Trips

      Fancy a trip beyond the borders? We've scoured the best things to do in Wilts, Glos and beyond this Autumn, plus a little cheeky jaunt or two into London.

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      Need a seaside fix?

      Feel the sand between your toes within a couple of hours – hurray for Muddy's ten best beach day trips!

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  • New season, new shoes

    Do you need any encouragement to buy new shoes? Does anyone?! Clear some space on the shoe rack – I’ve rounded up my Top 15 footwear favourites for autumn, from elegant ankle boots to the super-cool sneakers.

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      Best foot forward

      15 ways to rock your footwear this month, from garden parties and weddings to the ultimate girls' night out.

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      Your holiday wardrobe

      Nail it before everything sells out and you end up having to wear that crap sarong you bought in 1989. Muddy shows you how.

    • Autumn hair rescue!

      After a long, hot summer exposing my locks to the sun, up top was in need of some serious TLC. Enter Candy Hair in Nailsworth…

    • Youth ahoy!

      Fancy taking ten years off your face? Er, yes please. Well I reckon I may have found just the person to do it. Follow me.

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    • Cook THIS for dinner!

      Back to work and in need of a speedy supper? Masterchef finalist and TV chef Dean Edwards' Caprese Chicken Melt will do nicely, thank you.

    • Dinner party at mine!

      Loving my new table setting, what do you think?! Whether you're planning an outdoor party or are preparing to take dinner inside for Autumn, I hope it gives you some inspo.

  • Wellbeing
    • Hello autumn!

      From letting go to finding your balance, yoga guru and life coach Claire Beeley helps you transition smoothly into the new season.

    • Zap that pain

      Overdone it on the sports pitch? In absolute agony? Muddy has just the solution – get ready for your massage!

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    Hello coworking!

    Calling all freelancers, startup founders and digital nomads – if you want to boost your success, productivity and social life, find yourself a coworking space!

  • Kids
    • To board or not to board?

      Could boarding school be the best thing for your child? Muddy talks to Stephen Ilett, Headmaster of Port Regis School, to find out why boarding for prep school kids is, well, a whole load of fun

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      The Uni American Dream

      Lots of sweating happening in the exam halls – but what's the next step? If your offspring is considering uni stateside, read on!

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    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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      Trudy Simmons

      The Crazy Daisy Clarity coach and founder of the Hampshire Business Women Facebook Group, walks us round her fave places.

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