The Urban Guide to the Countryside
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Category: Arts & Culture

The Muddy Book Club: April’s best books

11 Apr 2017

Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her April picks, so clear space on your Kindle or bookshelves pronto. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – what are you reading right now? What’s been abandoned on your bedside table for months? Bookish musings in the comment box below please!

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An alternative girls’ night out? Muddy brushes up

30 Mar 2017

I know you’ll find this hard to believe but sometimes I get just a leetle bit bored of my nights out consisting of sitting in the pub, vino in hand. Yes, really!  So recently I rounded up the Muddy crew for a girls’ night out with a difference – we were in a pub, we had wine… but also we had paintbrushes! And you can only imagine the paint-flicking silliness that ensued (think drunk Jackson Pollock).

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Grab the remote! Two unmissable TV shows tonight

28 Feb 2017


Tonight, I will be downing tools, turning off my phone, and commandeering the sofa, remote and wine from 9pm – 11pm as not one, but two, fantastic TV shows arrive on the small screen.

First up, at 9pm on BBC1 is The Replacement, a three-part thriller.

I was lucky enough to go to a preview screening of the first episode and, believe me, it is edge-of-your seat stuff.

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Holy craparoo! We’re in the UK Blog Awards Finals!

19 Feb 2017


It’s been such a crazy year so far that I somehow forgot to tell you some really amazing news from *cough* last month. Oops!

So it’s a massive and heartfelt thank you for those of you who suggested Muddy Stilettos as the UK’s Best Arts & Culture Blog before Christmas, because guess what? We’ve only gone and made the Finals, one of only eight companies in the whole of the UK.

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