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Wouldn’t You Though?

Yes I flippin would! Sarah Brooks’ silver pendants transform the beauty of paper cut art into something super-special …

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Picture of Hero

New hotel crush: Stoke Park (Bucks)

Good enough for Goldfinger and Bridget Jones, good enough for me

Ai Wei Wei

See the super-artist's fab new exhibition at Blenheim Palace

Fancy going out this week?

The Muddy guide to the hotspots in Herts, 14 - 20 Nov

The light fantastic

Installation artist Bruce Munro on his Favourite Places
Best Xmas ad so far?

13th Nov 2014


Oh god, I’m sniveling. I know Sainsbury’s are a massive supermarket very interested in making lots of money but you have to hand it to them – they’ve come up with a thoughtful, touching and intelligent advert for their Christmas …

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Get away: The perfect hotel for R&R

12th Nov 2014


  Howard’s House is a very sweet hotel in a tiny Wiltshire village called Teffont Evias (and no, I don’t know how to pronounce it either), not far from Salisbury. The village is mostly a church, a stream, lots of …

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Please please pleasey please Vote Muddy!

11th Nov 2014


It’s been a year since a blog called the OCD Squirrel (nope *sigh* I’m not kidding) beat me to take the title of Most Innovative Blog at the UK Blog Awards, and it still irritates like a stiletto in the …

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Sushi? In Berkhamsted? Yes please!

11th Nov 2014


Every so often, I just need a big city fix. Usually that involves 40 minutes on the train into London, just enough culture to say we’ve been there done that, and then far too many cocktails with my much-more-glam-than-me friend …

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High-end Hitchin store for vintage and more

9th Nov 2014


  You have to love a place that lays out an actual red carpet for you. Especially when it’s bright red shag pile. Graceland is definitely the newest – and most fabulous – place in Hitchin to pick up something …

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Property Flirt

6th Nov 2014


Well looky here! A brand new gorgeous property flirt from a mid-century beauty in Stoke Row, South Oxfordshire. But aha, my little snoops, can you guess the price?   Have a gander at a couple of photos, and I’ll give …

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