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  • Muddy Eats: Tamatanga

    Like your Indian food, fresh, flavoursome and fast? Tamatanga is the perfect place for you.

    • Indian Summer

      Looks like Leicester is set to have an Indian summer and we don't mean the weather! We're talking about the Indian food invasion that's hitting our shores and coming faster than your freshly baked chapati.

    • 46 stunning summer pubs

      Fancy sipping a cold one in a pretty al fresco pub with friends or fam? Here are the best of the bunch across the Muddy counties.

    • John’s House Restaurant

      A few phone calls and a six month waiting list later, I finally made it to Leicestershire's only Michelin-starred restaurant...but was it worth the wait?

    • No 44 on the Waterside, The Arden

      Muddy heads for a working lunch of sharing small plates at the recently refurbished brasserie of this boutique hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon with river views.

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  • Glamping at Ettie’s Field

    Our first over-nighter glamping experience in an Airstream or should I say ‘glamper-vanning’. Find out if it was as fun as it sounds.

    • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

      From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Enjoy!

    • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

      As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

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  • Love interiors and art?

    I’ve got my eye on this gorgeous graphic cushion, part of Habitat’s new collaboration with supercool artist Quentin Jones. Wanna see more?

    • Sexy stationery

      Stationery is one of my specialist subjects. And - whoop! - it's National Stationery Week. Check out this sexy lot. Hubba bubba!

    • Speedy prawn paella

      Fancy a fuss free but flavoursome dinner tonight? Ding ding ding! You have yourself a winner right here. Try this ridiculously easy paella recipe and you may even impress yourself.

    • Hypnotise your way to happiness

      Ever heard of hypnosis? And I don't mean the kind that makes you do whacky things like on telly. I recently had a few sessions to help reduce my stress levels, working-mum anxiety (the struggle is real) and more. Check out if it worked...

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first.

  • 5 killer tips for better work/life balance

    The juggle is real – and not going anywhere – so how the hell can we get it right?! Let’s ask the work/life balance experts for some help.

    • Wanna work for Muddy?

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

    • Worklife need a reboot?

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

    • Muddy Eats: Tamatanga

      Like your Indian food, fresh, flavoursome and fast? Tamatanga is the perfect place for you.

    • SUMMER FUN FOR THE KIDS

      Stuck on what to do with your kids this summer hols? Get organised and take them out and about to enjoy some of these fab summer events or book onto one of these cool courses across Leicestershire and Rutland.

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