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Did you win the £1200 Cotswold escape?

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Sorrryyyyy. I know I said I was going to announce the winner of my Bruern Cottages competition on Friday, but I hadn’t quite bargained on a double swinger ding ding of a hangover that annihilated my weekend. What’s that I hear you say? ‘No sympathy?’ Oh come on now, where’s your compassion?!

Honestly, I was so tired on Friday night that I managed not only to get very drunk very quickly, but also then fell asleep at my friend’s dinner party. Very. Embarrassing. Too scared to ask if I was snoring.

Then on Saturday I spent most of the day horizontal in pathetic recovery mode, before peeling myself off the bed to do a dinner review. A couple of glasses of champers later, I felt perkier, so launched into a bottle of red, then felt rather jolly. Before I knew it, a very large amaretto on ice appeared before me that I was compelled to consume. Sunday was spent horizontal again. Bad Muddy.

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Anyway, here I am now, contrite, drinking peppermint tea (a bit), feeling decidedly perkier and very excited about sending a Muddy reader off to the five star Bruern Cottages for a long weekend.

And talking of which, the winner is….. a man in stilettos! Stuart Groves, totter this way, you’re off to the Cotswolds for a long weekend worth £1200 you lucky dabber. Get in touch at and we’ll talk champers, spas and four posters (not in too much detail, mind, I’m not that pervy).

Those of you who didn’t win, don’t worry, I have something that will cheer you up big styley next month. Watch this space.

Hero x


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