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  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

  • Muddy makes the Daily Mail!

    The 50 most inspirational women in the UK - Keeley Hawes, Dina Asher-Smith, Thomasina Miers, Jacqueline Wilson and founder of Muddy Stilettos, Hero Brown!

  • Kirsteen Thomson, from Sky’s Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

    Wild card on Sky’s Landscape Artist of the Year 2018, artist Kirsteen Thomson tells us about some fabulous places she's stumbled on locally and during her painting travels.

  • Muddy makes the glossies!

    Our ed-in-chief Hero Brown on being a centre-fold pin-up in Psychologies magazine - alongside Thor star Chris Hemsworth!

  • Meet Leicester’s most stylish lady

    When it comes to fashion, Sukhina Garcia has got it nailed. She runs ladies boutique, Betty Brown which grabbed the gong for Best Women's Store in the Muddy Stiletto Awards 2018.

  • On the lash with Tim Henman

    Tim Henman, party animal - who'd have thought it? Ahead of Wimbledon, the British tennis legend talks wine, his local hangouts and, er, more wine.

  • My Favourite Places

    Cliveden House is one of Meghan Markle's favourite places - she spent her pre-wedding night here - but where does the historic country house hotel's owner Natalie Livingstone favour?

  • Say hello to Clara Amfo

    Winning TV quiz Pointless, playing basketball with Justin Bieber, crying over Oprah Winfrey – it’s all in a day’s work for Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo. Muddy is enamoured with its new BFF. We’ve got a soft spot for Clara Amfo, the warm, effusive 33-year-old Radio 1 presenter who does the weekday mid-morning slot, which […]

  • The RSC’s new Juliet

    Super-modest and down-to-earth Glaswegian actress Karen Fishwick is a girl after our own hearts here at Muddy – “passionate” about drinking and good food!

  • Aromatherapy queen

    Founder of Penny Price Aromatherapy, Penny has lived most of her life in the market town of Hinckley and gives us the long and short of some of her fave local places.

  • ARTIST’S HANGOUTS

    Francesca Simpson reveals where she likes to hang out in our ‘hood.

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