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  • Gotta Have It

    Don't miss this print-tastic collaboration between our high street hero, & Other Stories, and cool interiors designers House Of Hackney. On sale from this week and will sell out fast so chop chop!

  • The hottest new fashion label around

    Molly Molloy, former designer at Marni, has just launched the supercool label Colville. The Oxfordshire lass talks fashion mistakes (she's made a few), art inspo, and how to nail your personal style.

  • Muddy meets Bill Bailey

    The cerebral veteran comedian is marking 20 years of stand-up, so how better to celebrate than enduring an onslaught of Muddy's stupid questions?

  • Worral Thompson winner

    Excellent food and service from this quirky Worrall Thompson gastro pub in South Oxfordshire, renowned for its Wagyu beef. Shall we?

  • the perch pub nature outdoor

    11 lovely pub gardens

    Here comes the sun! Get thee to a gorgeous pub garden pronto, I say. Pint of lager for me and a small white wine spritzer for the husband, thanks!

  • clara amfo bbc1 presenter

    Muddy meets Clara Amfo

    Winning TV quiz Pointless, playing basketball with Justin Bieber, crying over Oprah Winfrey - it's all in a day's work for Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo. Muddy is enamoured with its new BFF.

  • beauty pie capsules

    Gotta Have It

    Cult beauty brand alert! We've got our Muddy fingers in a LOT of Beauty Pie's luxe products this week, and we're going back in for seconds.

  • school in cotswold stone with green fields surrounding it

    Kingham Hill School, North Oxon

    Muddy says: An idyllically placed co-ed, non-selective secondary school with a strong Christian ethos, set in 100 acres of Cotswolds countryside.

  • Tudor Hall, Banbury, North Oxon

    Muddy says: An small, friendly girl’s secondary boarding/ day school in North Oxon in a beautiful location, there's a welcome emphasis on 'joining in' and good manners.

  • book coffee whistle in the dark

    Need a new book?

    Well, you're in the right place. Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has a bumper selection of May's rave reads for you. And you can win the lot!

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