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  • Fast forward to fun! Fab things to do in 2021

    Is that a hint of spring I feel in the air? No? Oh well, take solace in the fact that by summer there'll be warm weather AND loads of things to do. Here’s our list of fab events and exhibitions to pencil in the diary.

  • 8 things to watch to keep January Blues at bay

    Mid-January, you say? T minus two months until spring, but in the meantime, help the long winter nights pass by with Muddy's top TV and film picks for the week.

  • Have you heard the hot gossip?

    Read all about it! We may be in lockdown but there's still plenty to shout about in Bucks & Oxon this week, from hot new hotels to local arts and Michelin-starred gossip.

  • Commit to fit: 2021 events to train for now

    On your marks, get set, and go! Fancy challenging yourself this year? Then you could do a lot worse than booking yourself onto these Bucks and Oxon races and triathlons. Dig out your trainers and dig deep.

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    Is your sex life suffering in lockdown?

    Is lockdown 3.0 wrecking your sex life and pushing your relationship to the limits? We hear you. Read on for our expert guide on how to Covid-proof your love life.

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    Is that who I think it is…?! Our favourite music video cameos

    In need of some light-hearted fun? Er, hell yeah! Here, check out Harry Styles and Phoebe Waller-Bridge dancing around in sparkly suits (plus five more brilliant music video cameos).

  • Get your finances into shape for 2021

    The fallout from Covid has shown how financial wellbeing is vital - and too often overlooked. Muddy limbers up for a money MOT in 2021.

  • 12 brilliant local family walks

    If your house starting to resemble an obstacle course, it's time to force everyone outside. Here are our favourite Muddy walks in Bucks & Oxon.

  • Ultimate dream properties for 2021

    Let's face it. We’ve been staring at our walls, like, forever and we’ve completed every last bit of DIY imaginable. So you know what that means? That’s right: time to move. See if any of these incredible properties take your fancy.

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    Tonight’s healthy dinner, sorted!

    Indulged over Christmas? Try this cod one-pot from hot healthy eating guru, Dr Rupy Aujla, plus top tips on eating clean in 2021. The doctor will see you now…

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    Pop-up shoe shops, artisan bakeries, and a bit of James Bond and Pussycat Dolls thrown into the mix - it's all going on in Bucks and Oxon this week!

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Superflashy newsflash! The latest local goss

    Piping hot news, coming atcha! This week: new openings, foodie discounts, and new reasons to shop til you drop.

  • Fancy a Weekend Escape?

    Well, you're in the right place! Check out brand new, brilliant guide to help you find the perfect break - from a relaxed family hotel to countryside self-catering, easy day trip or a special occasion space. Now go forth and staycay!

  • What’s on: October

    Hello October, old friend. On the roster this month we have lit fests galore, live comedy, Halloween antics and a string of excellent exhibitions. You ready? Let's go!

  • Headline walks in Bucks & Oxon

    Looking for a walk worthy of front page news? Check out these eight headline-grabbing walks from the highest points and best views to the coolest local landmarks

  • Today’s Muddy motivation: This girl can!

    Juggling motherhood, jiggly bits and the barriers to exercising, This Girl Can is back with its brand new campaign for National Fitness Day and we LOVE it!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • House swap – what will £500,000 get you?

    Nothing like a lockdown to make you appreciate your home - or make you want to move when it gets lifted. But what will your money get you across the Muddy counties?

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

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