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      15 ways to rock your footwear this month, from garden parties and weddings to the ultimate girls' night out.

    • Muddy gets the chop

      From catwalk to countryside: the Somerset hairdresser cutting the mustard – and your hair.

    • Go brown – be green

      About as far away from the fakery of Love Island lip fillers as it's possible to get, here's our list of natural skin and beauty stuff to pack in your suitcase

  • The wonderful Wizard of Oz

    This isn’t Kansas, it’s Somerset, in a clever re-working of the iconic tale at The Brewhouse in Taunton

    • The best books of 2018

      Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. We've chosen our top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

    • Christmas shows and pantos in Somerset

      Pantos, musicals, puppetry and adults-only (yes!) – it's the Muddy guide to Xmas shows in Somerset and beyond. Oh no it isn't... Oh yes it is...

    • Christmas at Tobacco Factory Theatres

      Shows for littlies, families and adults only at one of the UK's most diverse and exciting theatre venues – and it's just up the road

    • November’s Best Reads

      It's bloomin' freezing out there so batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into Muddy's November picks – including some Somerset authors

    • Property Flirt

      Mudsters, come and drool over a stunning Somerset house with oodles of land, a swimming pool – and its own vast Georgian tithe barn.

    • Home smarts

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    • Mindfulness

      Muddy meets former broadcast journalist turned mindfulness coach, Frances Trussell, whose first book is out on Fri 30 Nov.

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      Say hello to Somerset's newest luxury (and truly rural) spa, just voted Best Newcomer in the Good Spa Awards

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    • The wonderful Wizard of Oz

      This isn't Kansas, it's Somerset, in a clever re-working of the iconic tale at The Brewhouse in Taunton

    • Sidcot School, Winscombe, nr Bristol

      It's a Quaker school but you don't have to be a Quaker – or even religious – to come to this progressive, outward-looking school which values independent thinkers of all abilities

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    • Muddy’s in the glossies!

      Check out Muddy Stilettos over SIX pages in the brilliant Psychologies magazine. Read this first and then see the mag

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