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Little Black Book

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  • Top 10 Mother’s Day lunches

    From a Michelin star restaurant in the city to a laid back pub and cafe in the sticks; with jazz, with free fizz, free gifts – or just you and your mum

    • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

      The best bars across the 21 Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we'll begin!

    • Sleepover at The Swan

      Heartwarming food, luxury bedrooms (where dogs are welcome), killer breakfasts and nearby walks aplenty on the edge of the Somerset Levels

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    • Property flirt

      Eyes down and look in: a supersized Victorian vicarage with spec-tac-ular kitchen, 7 beds, gym, hot tub and separate coach house in a Somerset village south of Bath

    • Anyone for cocktails?

      Set yourself up for a glam night in courtesy of the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair. Just add booze and you.

    • Flanci pants !

      Smash your workout, run or yoga (can you smash yoga?) with this funky new Somerset activewear brand

    • Getting the right balance

      Yin, yang yoga, ballet barre and more in a peaceful countryside gym in Timsbury, just outside Bath

  • We’ve got mail!

    What have we got here then? The 50 most inspirational women in the UK – including Keeley Hawes, Dina Asher-Smith, Jaqueline Wilson, Thomasina Miers, and *splutter* Muddy’s high priestess Hero Brown

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    Max Westall, dancer

    *The* iconic modern male dancing role is the Swan in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – so what does it take to make it? Max Westwell reveals all.

    • A day in the life: Kate Forbes

      From artisan gin to refillable milk from Belinda the Retired Cow – just an average day in the life of Kate Forbes of the Trading Post Farm Shop in Lopenhead

    • Muddy meets Tom Kerridge

      ... and talks Pub in the Park (Texas, Will Young, Gabrielle in Bath, people) and work life balance issues - yup, he has them too!

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