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  • 2019’s Michelin Stars

    It’s the accolade that all chefs want – so who’s reached for the stars in Glos, Wilts and surrounding counties this year?

    • 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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  • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

    Course you do! We’ve teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England’s hidden gems. PLUS we’re giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren’t we nice?

    • St Lucia, beyond the beaches

      As the nights draw in and the weather gets bloomin' chilly, what's the best thing to do? Book a holiday, of course! Fancy something with loads of adventure for the kids? It's got to be St Lucia, baby!

    • Winter boltholes

      Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

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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.

    • woman wearing short pink skirt and red stilettos in front of barn door

      Best foot forward

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

    • woman red swimsuit sunhat yellow towel

      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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    • Interior re-design

      Upgrade your pad and cosy up for Autumn after the long, hot summer – in unique, retro style

    • 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.

  • Wellbeing
    • Ready to change your life?

      Got any dreams packed away that you’ve given up on? Well, get ready to unpack them with this magical life-coaching experience which quite literally can change your life!

    • Hello autumn!

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

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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
    • pupils walking in front of Wycliffe Senior School in Stonehouse, sunny day, flag flying, green grass

      Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, near Stroud

      Muddy says: A nurturing, co-ed boarding and day school for pupils aged 13 to 18 near Stroud that's big on fostering individualism and helping kids find their niche in life.

    • 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

  • 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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      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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