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  • Top 10 kids books

    The Top 10 books for kids this Christmas - lovingly chosen by The Book House, purveyors of one of the top kids sections in the county!

  • Top 10 books for young adults

    Indie bookshop Mostly Books has scoured the shelves, and selected its Top 10 books for the miracle of a tween/teen no-screen Christmas.

  • Coochy Cool

    Our fashion favourite Cos has launched babywear - and we've gone gaga for it. Behold the cuteness!

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    Half Term SORTED

    BOO! Here's your Halloween half-term guide, full of spooky festivities for you and the little monsters to enjoy!

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    Reviewed: The Big Sheep

    Don't adjust your screen, that's me on a rollercoaster. But how did the small rate North Devon's big, woolly day out?

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    32 brilliant days out with the kids

    The weather's divine, a staycation is on the cards, and the children need occupying. Oh hello Muddy Stilettos!

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    Review: Crealy Meadows

    Looking for the ultimate family-friendly glamping experience over the summer hols? Crealy called, Muddy went. Here's the lowdown.

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    Blundells School, Tiverton, Devon

    Muddy says: A co-ed prep and senior school set in 90 acres, with a distinguished 400 year history steeped in trad values and modern teaching; the Blundells blend works.

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    Trinity School, Teignmouth, South Devon

    Muddy says: A warm, friendly, family-oriented school, highly rated for its individual approach. A bit of a hidden gem in South Devon.

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    Wellington School, Wellington

    Muddy says: An academic curriculum, an innovative approach to sport and fitness, ace art and music – makes for a genuinely good all-rounder independent school for 2–18 year olds

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