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I'm Lisa, editor of Muddy Devon, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

Quit fighting over the last bottle of hand sanitiser in the supermarket and opt for one of these trendy, in-stock options instead (oh yeah, and we have a bunch to give away!)

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Little Black Book

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Our curated A-Z of the grooviest local businesses

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The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

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  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with everyone’s favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Put your baking skills to the test with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

    • 8 unusual herbs to spice up your life

      8 unusual herbs to spice up your life

      Or your cooking and cocktails at the very least! Get your chops around these unusual herbs, perfect for everything from pepping up your barbecue to sweetening your mojito. Arriba!

    • Nettle recipes from The Pig

      Nettle recipes from The Pig

      Why hit the supermarket queue when you can forage in the hedgerows? We consulted kitchen garden experts The Pig for two simple nettle recipes you can make at home.

    • Muddy eats in: Summer veg risotto

      Muddy eats in: Summer veg risotto

      Inspired by the kitchen garden at his restaurant in St Ives, Mick Smith shares his Summer Vegetable Risotto for the Comfort Cook Book - raising money for Hospitality in Action.

    • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

      Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

      Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

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  • 18 must-watch documentaries

    18 must-watch documentaries

    While we’re all about TV escapism right now, the truth can be more entertaining than fiction. Reclaim the remote and pick from our edit of the best Netflix documentaries.

    • What’s in – your guide to fun at home

      What’s in – your guide to fun at home

      There are heaps of cultural delights online this week from world-class theatre and film to virtual exhibition tours and concerts in your living room.

    • To be or not to be, David?

      To be or not to be, David?

      Intrigued? The Broadchurch star and RSC Associate is one of the actors answering lockdown queries on Shakespeare as part of the #RSCHomeworkHelp UK-wide initiative.

    • 20 rom-com classics blokes will love!

      20 rom-com classics blokes will love!

      Looking for a date night movie? Suggesting a rom com to a man is like offering garlic bread to a vampire. But we've found 20 will-watch films to cosy up to.

    • WOW! Don’t miss this

      WOW! Don’t miss this

      Sex, chore wars and cutting your own hair - just another weekend in the Muddy household? Nope, The Women of the World Fest is going online for the first time and it sounds awesome.

  • To school or not to school
  • To school or not to school
  • FashionView more

  • Hot new swimwear for summer

    Hot new swimwear for summer

    Sunbathing is my specialist subject and the weather’s hotting up. Check out the Muddy edit of must have swimwear to suit every shape and size.

    • Sunglasses to suit your face shape

      Sunglasses to suit your face shape

      The weather's perked up - time for new sunnies! We have you covered with our guide to the hottest frames to suit your face shape this summer.  Just don't sit on them. 

    • The Devil wears joggers!

      The Devil wears joggers!

      Sofa style! Joggers are firmly in vogue - just ask Anna Wintour. Here's our edit of the best to buy now for ultimate cool comfort at home.

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  • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    He’s worked with Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Rudimental, and now record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo has a new project on his hands – raising money for the NHS in association with theatres like The North Wall. Tell us about it, Shlo!

    • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

      What I’ve learnt in lockdown

      Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five busy writers and presenters, juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

    • Muddy meets… Olivia Burt

      Muddy meets… Olivia Burt

      We catch up with the 'Masterchef: The Professionals' finalist to find out her backstage goss, favourite dishes and top spots to eat in London.

    • Muddy meets Exeter Gin’s Karen Skerratt

      Muddy meets Exeter Gin’s Karen Skerratt

      From gin to hand sanitiser! Karen Skerratt of Exeter Gin tells Muddy what it's like to swap making our favourite tipple for hand cleaner during the coronavirus crisis.

    • The 4 funniest people on social media

      The 4 funniest people on social media

      Social media can be a depressing place at times but these Instagram and Twitter accounts never fail to make us smile – go funny up your feed with these guys.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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  • How to stay beach safe

    How to stay beach safe

    With the recent relaxation of lockdown the beach is back on (yay!) but with no lifeguards present, make sure you stay safe with our insider round-up of the RNLI’s safety tips.

    • 10 cool cottages for a Devon staycation

      10 cool cottages for a Devon staycation

      Who needs to go abroad with stays like this on our doorstep? If you’re looking for a stylish cottage escape close to home for when lockdown lifts, read on.

    • You SHALL go to the Hall!

      You SHALL go to the Hall!

      Dreaming of when lockdown ends? Your Muddy Godmother is here to virtually transport you to the wonderful world of Boringdon Hall & Spa.

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