The Danby Shoe and Boot
Wouldn’t you though?

A Muddy hello to this rather charming Danby footwear from one Oliver Sweeney, brand spanking new and all polished up for the new season…

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What's on this week?

Your trusty Muddy Guide 26 Sept - 2 Oct

A drop of art

A fab installation in the grounds of Waddesdon Manor

Organic fantastic

A corker of a concept boutique in Stow-on-the-Wold

Cotswolds classic

Relax in style at The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach
Awesome art gallery alert in Beaconsfield

1st Oct 2014

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Nothing better than being able tell you about something really fab, and I am soooo excited about the  Eye Like gallery in Beaconsfield which I came across a few weeks after its launch over the summer. It’s very different to …

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Fancy trying the new VIP spa at Danesfield House?

28th Sep 2014

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It was with a heavy heart and extreme reluctance that I agreed to test out Danesfield House’s new VIP treatment room. I mean, *sigh*, what a drag! ‘Tis no secret that I heart Danesfield, and I’ve been for plenty of …

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Gorgeous weekend break in Cotswolds

27th Sep 2014

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Last week my daughter thought she’d gone to heaven when we waved goodbye to Mr Muddy and crew and drove off with barely suppressed grins for a girly weekend together in the Cotswolds. If you have three kids like me, …

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Muddy Best Schools Guide #6: Swanbourne House (Bucks)

25th Sep 2014

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A new Muddy Guide to the Best Schools today, and it’s a goody – Swanbourne House School in Buckinghamshire (above). I had a good look around last week, part journo-nosing, part with a mum’s head on, and here’s the verdict… …

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8 insider tips to keep your kids happy at school

23rd Sep 2014

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Emma Goldsmith has just taken up her post as Head of Winchester House School, a leading pre-prep and prep school in Brackley, just over the border in Northamptonshire, having previously been Deputy Head of Bloxham School near Banbury. I met …

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Amazing value flowers, but hurry!

22nd Sep 2014

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I dropped in on Babylon Flowers in Cuxham (just outside Watlington) the other day and flippin Nora, was totally impressed. Set in a gorgeous country spot, where the couple also live with their kids, their business is split into Babylon …

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