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  • 10 funky ‘Favourite Places’

    When you’re young and hip and the new organisers of Kent’s funkiest, family festival this summer where do you hang out in your down-time? Rachel Baseby, reveals all in My Favourite Places!

    • Superluxe Stays

      Some really luxurious places to book for your hols, for those times when you've had it with sticking to the budget.

    • Why Travel Agents rock

      You get one life - don't waste it - 10 reasons to use a boutique travel agent

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  • New must-have arm candy (and it’s a bargain!)

    Fancy some new arm candy? You can’t add Ryan Gosling to your basket, but you can get your mitts on this brilliant tote that comes with a clutch and a purse – taking you daytime to playtime…

    • Your SS17 style: SORTED

      It's all about big sleeves, florals and ruffles. Here's 10 top tips on how to work them into our wardrobe (even if you're a jeans and pumps kinda girl!)

    • School run chic

      These supercool luxe trainers by Rose Rankin make glitter and leopard print school-run appropriate and are top of my SS17 wish list

  • Review: Rent

    Don’t miss this award-winning (a Pulitzer no less) high-kicking, all-singing, all-dancing rock musical when it comes to the Assembly Hall Theatre

    • The Muddy Book Club

      Seeking literary inspiration? The Muddy Book Club is here to help, so clear some space and time for these...

    • Big family day trippers

      Unplug yourself from the vacuum cleaner, put on your fake Freddy moustache - it's time to break free...


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  • Are you a work-life ‘blender’?

    Apparently it’s the end of the road for the ‘work life balance’ (or lack of). In its place, the buzz word is about ‘blending’ – but do you have what it takes to fully mix business with pleasure?

  • Kids
    • Muddy Best Schools

      St Michaels Prep School is nestled in the calmness of Otford down a rural lane. When I recently visited this idyllic mixed prep I was really impressed with what I found - a truly special school. Fancy a look around?

    • Muddy Best Schools

      Read my review of the Prep School at Kent College, Pembury, the all-girls school set in a beautiful rural setting where pupils thrive and are free to be themselves



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