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Wouldn’t you though?

I am *so happy* right now. For once I know that I won’t be yanking my stilettos out of cloddy earth at parties…

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Win a £1000 Luxury Family Hotel break!

Grab the family and choose which gorgeous hotel to relax in

Half term saviour

My bumper What's On guide, 14-22 Feb

Small but perfectly formed

Muddy visits Watlington, the tiniest town in England

Rough diamond

The Three Tuns in Henley is a gem of a find
One Man, Two Guvnors: Go and see it!!!

25th Feb 2015


I write this in a cafe (I know, you’re not feeling too sorry for me just yet) because BT have knocked out my existing phone line and broadband – for FOUR DAYS!!! – which let me tell you as a …

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This is what a £500,000 upgrade looks like!

24th Feb 2015


I’ve pretended to exercise in a lot of swanky gyms in my time but I think for sheer beauty Stoke Park’s new £500,000 refurbished gym tops the lot. Yes yes, that may sound a little shallow if you’re the type …

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Muddy eats: The Coach, Marlow

24th Feb 2015


Do you like your pubs with celebrity chefs attached? There seem to be loads of them around here these days:  Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir of course, but also Anthony Worral Thompson’s The Greyhound Inn, Marco Pierre White’s Italian newly opened …

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Lights, camera, action! Behind the scenes of a fashion shoot

23rd Feb 2015

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Ever wondered what really happens behind the scenes of a photoshoot? It’s not all champagne at 10am, celebs dropping in and photographers who look like Jamie Dornan’s better looking brother (though let’s just pause for a delicious moment an imagine …

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Great local art class for Little Masters

22nd Feb 2015


I spend about three days a week on Muddy zipping around trying stuff out, but I still rely heavily on suggestions from Muddy readers, chatting to people I meet out and about, and friends’ tips to hear about new places …

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My Fave Places: fashion designer Emma Rutherford

15th Feb 2015

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Emma Rutherford is one half of Needle, a luxury knitwear brand (pictured above) that in 18 months has already been snapped up by Anthropologie and other top London boutiques and whose stock I have totally pillaged since I discovered them …

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