The Urban Guide to the Countryside
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Category: Media

Grab the Remote and Shhhh! Two Unmissable TV Shows Tonight

28 Feb 2017

Tonight, I will be downing tools, turning off my phone, and commandeering the sofa, remote and wine from 9pm – 11pm as not one, but two, fantastic TV shows arrive on the small screen.

First up, at 9pm on BBC1 is The Replacement, a three-part thriller.

Our Head Ed, Hero was lucky enough to go to a preview screening of the first episode and, reports that it is edge-of-your seat stuff.

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Free Fashion and Arts Film Site

14 Feb 2017

Excitingly, Muddy Stilettos just gained another fab new editor!  Devon, let me introduce you to Muddy Gloucestershire.  She’s brought a gift, too.  Check out this free fashion-focused film and doc site.  I suggest you snuggle down under a blanket, slip on the Anna Wintour shades (nobody’s looking) and lose yourself for a while.  Take it away, Sarah…

OK people, if you’ve overdosed on drama (TabooApple Tree YardHomeland – gotta love the winter telly schedules) and fancy something a bit different, then check out Made To Measure (M2M), an unbelievable treasure trove of classic fashion films, documentaries, catwalk shows and original programming, which is free (!), but I bet it won’t be for long.

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On my soap box… about body bashing

10 Feb 2017

Love this piece from Muddy Berkshire, let’s be nice this weekend! x

Wait one second while I hoist up my big pants – but why is it necessary to trash talk ourselves and other women? Whether we are debating the rights and wrongs of Beyoncé’s Insta pregnancy announcement (despite the 10million likes), slagging off a celebrity for losing weight or looking at our reflection lamenting the mum tum that hangs before us – it’s time to stop.

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The Golden Globes Digested: The Ones to Watch

15 Jan 2017

Hollywood’s awards season officially kicked off last week with the Golden Globes, celebrating the best in TV and movies. I don’t know about you but when I scan the lists of nominees and winners for these things (after I’ve gawped at the red carpet frocks), I make a mental list of cultural catch-up viewing. Too much brilliant stuff to watch, not enough time, so I’ve made it easy for us all – here are my top Golden Globes picks and where to find them.

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