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  • Ready for some quiet time?

    Lord knows we all love Oxford, but do you sometimes need a break from the hustle and bustle of the crazy city centre? Instant wellness incoming, with these secret spots of serenity.

  • Book in! The best local races for 2020

    Looking to get fit for 2020? Start with my curated guide to the best local triathlons, runs and fun events, and I'll see you at the finish line.

  • How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

    'Tis the season to banish waste, tat, excessive plastic and all things unrecyclable and laden down with air miles. Here's how to have a more sustainable Christmas this year. Does anyone know where you can buy halos?

  • #InLoveWithLocal

    We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

  • Three easy wellbeing tips to try today

    Running around like a loony? Brain fried? Stress overload? It can't just be me, right? In the interests of our collective sanity, I've sniffed out some great advice to help us restore balance. And breathe...

  • Muddy’s Wedding One-Stop Shop

    Welcome to our indispensable local wedding guide, Part 1. All you need to know about local wedding suppliers on one convenient page.

  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here's some food for thought from the autumn's hottest self-help book.

  • Feel the burn

    Feeling the need to unwind? Want to support a stylish local business? Strike a light and relax as hard as you can with these recycled, vegan candles from Oxon-based Hunters Moon

  • Wonderful Weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more - you're welcome!

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