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Wouldn’t you though?

Fantastic modern design, bright funky colours, and a crazily good value at £39 – what’s not to like about these lampshades?

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Picture of Hero

Eden rediscovered

Paradise for Adams and Eves in my £400 shopping comp

The Five Horseshoes, Maidensgrove

Stonking views and great food at this Maidensgrove pub

Spa heaven

Reasons to join Marlow's Spa Illuminata (how long have you got?)

My Studio 54 Party

Bianca Jagger on her white horse (pah) has nothing on me
Muddy eats: Giggling Squid, Marlow

23rd Jul 2014


Thai Tapas. What a great idea. I am one of those people who generally only eats Thai food on a Saturday night when I can’t be bothered to cook anything and don’t want the guilt of diving into the deep-fried …

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Loving Hinskey Lido – check it out!

21st Jul 2014


Well that was a surprise. I tried the Hinksey Lido in central Oxford a few days ago for my little spot on Radio Oxford, and didn’t have any great expectations, but well, well, well, it’s just FAB. Not least because …

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Property Flirt

21st Jul 2014


Ahhh. How I love doing Property Flirt. When I lived in Islington in my twenties and early thirties, I used to walk around the gorgeous squares singing a little ditty, which went like this, ‘Looking into people’s houses/ Seeing how …

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Taking your jewellery on hols? Read this first!

21st Jul 2014


If you’re lucky enough to be going on a beach holiday this summer, spare a little thought for your favourite sparklers, baubles and trinkets. Because if you’re like me, you probably haven’t checked them for years (um, possibly decades). I …

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Muddy tries: Facial Acupuncture

18th Jul 2014


If you don’t like needles, look away now! Here I am, a vision of beauty and serenity, trying facial acupuncture for the first time on your behalf. I know, truly beyond the call of duty on this one although I …

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The Muddy Guide 18 – 26 July 2014

18th Jul 2014


This is the last ‘normal’ Muddy Guide before my ball-breaking, super-whopper, don’t-panic-I’ve-got-it-covered Guides kick in for the Summer hols. Have fun this week, and steel yourself for the next six to come!  Discovering Tutankhamun, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Thurs 24 …

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