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  • The Muddy Winners Drinkies!

      Hosting Winners Drinks at my house every year is a bit of a nightmare – ain’t no-one but me cleaning those loos and hoovering at ungodly hours of the morning! But when the Muddy Awards victors arrive ready to party and the music cranks up and the corks start to pop, I absolutely love […]

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    The Muddy Award Winners 2018!

    Thousands of businesses battled it out in the Muddy Awards this year. Now we have 24 victors - wanna meet them?

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    Win a £1000 luxe stay & celeb tennis day!

    I’m not saying I’m kind to my subscribers but seriously, someone pass me a goddam trophy. This month, all readers who receive my newsletter are in with a chance to win an ace £1000 5* stay at the super-luxe Stoke Park hotel PLUS two premium tickets to The Boodles tennis tournament. Oh I say, what a winner!

  • The Muddy Awards nominations 2018 are closed!

    They're back! Vote for the most unique, quirky and utterly brilliant businesses in Bucks & Oxon in our prestigious Awards from 23 April.

  • The Muddy £2750 Christmas Cracker!

    Ho ho ho and all that – I’ve only gone snaffled 13 amazing pressies for you to win this Christmas! (sorry old white beardy guy, it’s all in a good cause). £2750 worth of giveaways from the most brilliant local businesses, as a massive thank you from me to you for being so supportive of Muddy over the last year. What you get […]

  • A year of gin

    I'm not saying I'm your fairy godmother, but seriously I have a wand and everything. Yes Cinders, you can win a year's supply of Silent Pool gin right here - your parties will never be the same again.

  • £500 of stylish Winser swag to be won!

    What do we want? A new autumn wardrobe! When do we want it? NOW! Enter our ace competition and you could be in luck. Chic womenswear brand Winser London has a whopping £500 gift voucher for one lucky reader.

  • Did you win?!

    I’m very proud of the calibre of Muddy competitions but holy crap I don’t half get jealous when I have to announce a winner. The £500 bespoke jewellery prize, courtesy of the brilliant Cotswold designer India Mahon, was suitably popular, but as always there’s one lucky dabber and that person is… Catrin Moore!  Step forward to claim […]

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