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    My possibly not that helpful Xmas survival guide

    Are you a notorious festive failure? I hear you. Here's how I muddle through (spoiler: lashings of booze).

  • 10 books for young adults

    Abingdon's magnificent indie bookshop Mostly Books has scoured the shelves, and selected its Top 10 books for the miracle of a tween/teen no-screen Christmas.

  • Christmas drinkies!

    Usually face-down in a vat of Baileys throughout December? You can do better than that! Here's our guide to nailing your Christmas drink choices like a pro.

  • Our festive fashion Top 10

    Invitations piling up and nothing to wear? Well, Cinders, you shall go to the ball (or, er, pub). Muddy's partywear edit incoming!

  • Gift Guide for tweens

    Those pesky tweens and teens are a nightmare to buy for, but relax, we have it, like, totally covered with added hashtags and emojis :)

  • 2hr Westgate Xmas blitz!

    Yes, doubters, it can be done! Memorise Muddy's gift buying masterplan, grab your credit card and go go go.

  • The best books of 2018

    Attention bookworms! Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter choose her top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

  • Gift Guide For Him

    What to buy the man in your life? Say hello to our 'Best for Blokes' shopping guide, curated by our 18 cool-hunting Muddy editors. Add wine, mouse, credit card and you're sorted.

  • Get yer skates on!

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • Gift guide for littlies

    Treat the little people! Gorgeous young children's pressies for Christmas, with brands you won't find everywhere else.

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