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  • Review: Dreamcatchers, St Mawes

    Cornwall calling! Muddy hops over the border to St Mawes for a more’ish seaside stay and concierge service to boot.

    • Review: Orestone Manor

      Well did you evah? Muddy raises a cocktail to a colonial country house-hotel on the English Riviera. What a swell part of the world this is.

    • Waters Edge, Instow

      Fancy an easy-peasy family rental with a beach and cool pit-stops right on your doorstep? Muddy heads to the river for the inside on Instow 

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  • Well, hello you!

    How has Keanu Reeves not aged in 30 years?! The laconic Hollywood star is back in a fashion campaign that’s got social media a-swooning. Shall we examine the evidence?

    • Killer kicks

      Kick off spring in style with a pair of super-cool new season trainers. Here are our 9 faves - plus how to wear them when you're not heading to the gym.

    • Ready to get crafty?

      Forget its naff '70s connotations, macramé is a big news in interiors and fashion this summer. Ready to get crafty?

  • Need a brilliant new read?

    A stunning debut novel, a futuristic thriller and an exquisite memoir are among books editor Kerry Potter’s marvellous May picks. And you can win the lot!

    • Everyone’s talking about… The Guilty Feminist

      Love the podcast? Good news - its creator is coming to a theatre near you this spring. We grabbed super-talented comedian Deborah Francis-White for a chinwag.

    • April’s best new books

      Quick, spring-clean your bedside table or Kindle to make room for Muddy books editor's Kerry Potter's awesome April picks. And Brucey bonus - one lucky bookworm will win the lot!

    • Need a new book?

      You're in the right place - Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter has picked this month's seven sexiest reads. And you can the lot!

    • 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?

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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.

    • Nail the work/life balance

      The juggle is real and not going anywhere - so how the hell do we get it right?! Let's ask the work/life balance experts for some help.

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell you about these brilliantly inspiring running books first - all the inspo you need to pull on your trainers on these gloomy winter mornings.

  • How to flex your life

    Is life an exhausting loop of sleep, work, chores, repeat? Yep. Need to make a change but not sure what or how? Er, yes. Read our interview with hot new self-help author Annie Auerbach. She has the answers!

    • Eat, Bray, Love

      Looking for a heehaw-some day out with the kids? Hoof it over to The Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth.

    • Easter round-up

      Warning: may contain chocolate! Here's my round-up of 20+ cracking Easter events for the Muddies.

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  • Muddy meets Terry

    Terry Hall a fan of cream teas and the West Country – who knew? The ska legend talks shopping, selfies and what’s on his playlist.

    • MUDDY MEETS SHAPPI

      ...Shappi Khorsandi on her new Skittish Warrior tour, how NOT to be funny and why you should do things that scare you (hell yeah!)

    • 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.

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