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  • Alpine adventure calling!

    Done Paris and Prague? Love the great outdoors or family adventure? Here’s 5 reasons you’ll love a mountain holiday (and it’s not just for winter!)

    • Romantic getaway

      We've scoured 16 counties for the most gorgeous romantic couples stays, so you can put some oh-la-la into your leisure time.

    • Last min getaways

      In a tailspin about booking your summer hols? So organised you’re already looking ahead to Autumn? Here's some expert advice

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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

  • The Buddy Holly Story

    West End hit The Buddy Holly Story is rocking Kent this week and yes they’ve managed to turn the famous tragedy into a fab, feel-good musical

    • Review: Jane Eyre

      This stunning National Theatre performance is coming to Canterbury - if you only see one show this year, make it this one, after you've read the Muddy review

    • Review: Rent

      Don't miss this award-winning, high-kicking, all-singing, all-dancing rock musical when it comes to the Assembly Hall Theatre

    • Muddy Book Club

      Want to get lost in a good book? Here's our pick of the new releases for the merry month of May...

    • London exhibitions Calling!

      London's calling with its must-see Spring shows featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie's Terminator suit.


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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
    • Half Term Guide

      Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Muddy Half Term Guide, swooping into the rescue these hols...

    • 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?



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