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  • Review: Halulu Bar, Teignmouth

    Hey dudes! Say aloha to a brand-new surfer-style bar on Teignmouth’s sea-front complete with tropical cocktails, cool graffiti art and amazing views of the surf.

    • Review: Riverford Field Kitchen

      Wanna live life on the veg? Muddy books in for Meat-free Monday at Riverford Field Kitchen and discovers: who shares wins.

    • Review: The Duck at Yeoford

      Cor, love a duck? Yeoford's only village pub has talented new owners and a ruddy-gorgeous new look. You'd be quackers not to get to down there quick!

    • The best brunch in town

      The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

    • 10 Fave Veggie Eateries

      Tofu or not tofu, that is the question! Whether you're a veggie or the full vegan, Devon's plant-based cafes and restaurants have never looked so lush.

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  • Word up

    Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

    • J’adore/J’abhor

      So, what's the hot topic currently creating emotional fracking by the office water cooler? This week - velcro sandals!

    • Pack it in

      Planning a romantic weekender with no time to unpack (naughty!), these stylish and functional suitcases from new, local brand HeyChesto should do the trick.

    • Budget beauty

      Quick, raid a teenage girl’s make-up bag! Budget beauty is big news right now. Here are some corkers that’ll only set you back a few quid.

    • Five of the best eye masks

      Finding it hard to sleep when it's light at 4am? Banish insomnia in style with these chic eyemasks. Zzzzzz.

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    • East meets West

      Need a great gift shop in a hurry? Muddy loves Me and East in Totnes for an eclectic range of Devon art, jewellery and soap you have to fight for.

    • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

      Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

    • Can’t get no sleep?

      You’re not the only one. If Faithless’s 'Insomnia' could’ve been written for you, read on, sleepy head.

    • 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.

  • Flexi-time – Are you working it out?

    Flexible working is a buzzy phrase, but seriously – how many of us actually live the dream? Read on to find out how it could work for you.

    • 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!

    • Sexy stationary

      Stationery is one of my specialist subjects. Check out this sexy lot. Hubba bubba!

    • Sweetest summer fashion

      There's no shortage of gorgeous children's companies, but high street brand Joules is our pick for the best-dressed kids on the beach.

    • West Buckland School, Barnstaple

      Muddy says: A nurturing, non-hothousey co-ed day and boarding school in bucolic North Devon...

  • Muddy meets the Countess of Devon

    Where does a Californian countess with 3500 acres to roll round in go on her days off? Countess of Devon, AJ Courtenay, tells Muddy about some of her favourite places.

    • 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.

    • 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!

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