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  • Festive afternoon tea

    Time for boozy hot chocolates, lashings of mulled wine and copious amounts of cake so it would only be right to round up the best spots for festive afternoon tea.

    • Christmas drinkies! Time for something new

      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. Bottoms up!

    • On the Waterfront

      The Encore overlooking the River Avon in historic Stratford-upon-Avon has just reopened after a swish complete makeover.

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  • Muddy’s guide to skiing essentials

    Considering heading out on your first-ever ski holiday? Well before you slalom and schuss, you may want to consider packing these clothing essentials.

    • St Lucia, beyond the beaches

      As the nights draw in and the weather gets bloomin' chilly, Muddy Wilts ed, Joanna heads to sunnier shores for a Caribbean family adventure beyond the beaches.

    • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

      Course you do! We've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England's hidden gems. PLUS we're giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren't we nice?

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  • Something for the little ones

    Our fashion favourite Cos is launching babywear this week – and we’ve gone gaga for it. Behold the cuteness!

    • leopard print blouse

      The really wild show

      On the prowl for this season's hottest print? Leopard is a cult classic given an AW18 reboot. Enter the fashion jungle for Muddy purrrfect picks.

    • Hear me roaaarrrrr!

      If you want to stay warm and chic this season, get your mits on this brilliantly bold new season Marc Cain jumper. Grrrrr!

  • Wanna work for Muddy?

    Muddy Leicestershire and Rutland is looking for a brilliant intern! Could this be you or someone you know?

    • Worklife need a reboot?

      Job doing your head in? Or maybe it's lack of job that's the problem? Our careers agony aunt...

    • Find your ideal job

      There's more to life than a college education, doncha know. Muddy investigates some excellent...

    • Gift guide for littlies

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

    • Grace Dieu Manor School

      Muddy says: A friendly but forward-thinking co-ed independent day school taking kids from 12 weeks - 11 yrs, set in 120 acres of lush Leicestershire greenery.

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