Fantastic art exhibition in North Oxford
10th May 2013
I popped into the lovely Sarah Wiseman Gallery in Oxford’s Summertown a while ago and Sarah gave me a sneaky preview of some of the paintings and prints of an upcoming exhibition by the much-admired Catherine Rayner. Then I promptly forgot …Read more you may also like...
The Muddy Guide
7th Dec 2012
Waddesdon Christmas Food Fair, Waddesdon Manor, Sat 8 – Sun 9 Dec You name it, you’ll find it here. The very best Christmas cakes, meats, chutneys, cheeses, biscuits, pies, puddings and chocolates in the Plant Centre. Head up to the house …Read more you may also like...
Christmas at Waddesdon Manor – a sight worth seeing
2nd Dec 2012
Christmas at Waddesdon Manor is always special and I had a lovely day up there this morning. I didn’t make it into the house today – you have to book for that and frankly I’m not that organised – but …Read more you may also like...
The Muddy Guide 5 – 11 November
4th Nov 2012
I’m experimenting. This is the first Muddy Guide to come out at the beginning of the week, the idea being that I give you more time to plan your weekend in advance rather than having it thrust upon you on …Read more you may also like...
FOUND: Culture and Countryside in central Oxford
25th Oct 2012
I touched on this a few posts back, but there’s a lovely half-day to be had in central Oxford, either on your own, with kids or extended family that effortlessly includes a bit of culture, a lovely walk, and some …Read more you may also like...
REVIEW: Edward Lear exhibition at The Ashmolean, Oxford
22nd Sep 2012
I don’t know about you, but I love going to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. It’s really calming, beautifully set out and, apart from some not-so-great expereriences in the cafe which is a bit too school canteen for my liking …Read more
She can do woolly jumpers… but can your granny knit this?!
24th Jun 2012
This brilliant exhibit – knitted coral no less! – was part of the inaugural Birmingham Made Me Design expo, a showcase for the best of midlands design that finished on Friday. It’s totally batty and entirely useless and totally wonderful. …Read more you may also like...
Are you a fan of Fifties fashion? Time to find out!
16th May 2012
Fashion is having its Fifties moment at the moment with two gorgeous exhibitions to tie in with the Queen’s Jubilee. I just love the old-school glamour of the nipped in waists, sharp silhouettes and acres of fabric. It’s about as far …Read more you may also like...
Muddy Stilettos and the fleshfest
29th Feb 2012
I took my own advice and I went to the Lucian Freud Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery last week (clever Muddy Stilettos!). Whether the reality of the exhibition lives up to the hype depends on how much of a chuff you …Read more you may also like...