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  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

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

    • 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.

    • Your 2019 holiday inspo

      Going anywhere nice on your holidays? Don't answer that until you've read Muddy's guide to the coolest travel trends for the year ahead.

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  • Hey sexy pants!

    With Valentine’s Day imminent, we hunted down the sexiest, slinkiest new lingerie around. Bridget Jones enormo-pants, be gone!

    • Cashmere cheer

      It's expensive, it bobbles and you can't machine wash it. But cashmere, I just can't quit you. Snuggle up and let me spin you a yarn about my new favourite label.

    • Witness the fitness!

      Finding it hard to kickstart that hardcore new exercise regime? Buy some slinky new kit and you'll be sprinting around the park faster than Mo Farah (possibly).

  • Enjoy your trip, Naomi?

    Check out this bizarre but visually brilliant short film by legend Nick Knight starring La Campbell. One hell of a way to promote a hotel! Whaddya think of it?

    • Well, hello young man!

      Muddy meets Michael O'Reilly, sultry star of Dirty Dancing. Catch him at Princes Theatre next week - but don't throw watermelons at him, he doesn't like it.

    • February’s best new books

      It was still the dog days of winter last time I checked so there's only one thing for it - let's hunker down with a compelling new book.

    • 2019 culture planner

      Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

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      Close Shave

      Have you seen the new Gillette ad? Lots of men are getting their boxer shorts in a twist about it and binning their razors in a rage.

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    • Makeover your maison!

      Good news - we've found a innovative, affordable, fast way to do it. Walk this way for weapons-grade interior design inspo.

    • Race you to the stove

      A speedy supper with excellent health credentials? Bring out this easy-peasy spinach and chickpea curry pronto, garçon.

    • Are you sober curious?

      Whether you're doing Dry January or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol right now.

    • How to be happy in 2019

      New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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    How to ace your accounting in 2019!

    Just filed your tax return? Vowing to be more ‘on it’ this year? No idea where to start? Me neither. But don’t panic, because we’ve made friends with two women who are making finance…err, fun! Wanna meet them?

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      Kingsley School, Bideford

      This co-ed all-through school in Bideford, with an excellent Learning Support Centre, is warm, caring and fun above all; and with happy kids comes excellent results.

    • Screen time saviours

      Wondering what all that gaming and social media is doing to your kids mental wellbeing? Us too. So we've asked the experts for their advice on how to keep screen time safe.

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  • Well, hello young man!

    It’s a Dirty (Dancing) job, but someone’s got to do it. Muddy meets Michael O’Reilly, sultry star of Dirty Dancing. Catch him at Princes Theatre next week – but don’t throw watermelons at him, he doesn’t like it.

    • Muddy meets Tom Kerridge…

      ... and talks Marlow's Pub in the Park (Kaiser Chiefs, people), his favourite local eateries, and work life balance issues - yup, he has them too!

    • Muddy meets Craig Revel-Horwood

      Want the hot goss from the BBC ballroom? Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood dishes the dirt on this year's show.

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      Our Favourite Places

      Heading to Salcombe this summer? When in town, tap up the locals for some insider knowledge. Oh look, we just did!

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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!

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