I live with the radio on in the background — so a new station is always a bit of a treat. Makes a change from The Archers and arguing with Mr C about whether 5 Live Sports Extra actually counts as proper radio. Debbie, down in Muddy Sussex, has come across a continental choice that might liven things up now and again…Read more
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Check out these amazing bags -- fire hoses in a previous life and utterly gorgeous in this one. They each come with their own firefighter, too -- right? Right....?Read more
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Mr C took me to The Russell Arms in Butler’s Cross on my birthday earlier this year, so I was keen to read that Hero, her of Muddy Bucks and Oxon, had been there too — and to see what she thought. Think she’s got it just about spot on…Read more
I love getting books for Christmas — and here’s a list of 10 non-fiction books that the good folk at David’s Bookshop in Letchworth suggest would make great gifts. You might even want to pop one or two on your own list for Santa. Assuming you’ve been good, that is…Read more
It’s that time of year again! Forget tinsel and mince pies, forget fake snow and wrapping paper. Nothing says Christmas like a girlie slapping her thighs and pretending to be a chap — and a middle-aged bloke with a beard in a dress….Read more
Debbie, down in Muddy Sussex, is something of a travel bunny — she’s been just about everywhere and makes me feel like something of a stay-at-home country mouse. Thing is, she properly knows her stuff — so I thought I’d share her latest insights with you. Vegas, here we come…Read more
For our friends across the pond, this Thursday is one of the most important days in their year – Thanksgiving. It’s bigger than Christmas for many American families, with people coming together from miles to spend the day together. I lived in the USA for a few years — but Zoe, sometime contributor to Muddy Surrey, was there for longer than me, and she’s put together this oh-so-handy guide to all things Thanksgiving.Read more
I’d been to Water Lane in Bishop’s Stortford for lunch a while back — and thoroughly enjoyed it — but they’ve taken on new chef and a brand new general manager recently, so I popped back to check out any changes. Y’know, it would have been rude not to…Read more
When I discovered ‘Hurrah for Gin’ — or rather, a school mum friend of mine liked something from the blog on Facebook — the cartoon that popped up made me laugh out loud. Like, properly out loud. With snorting and everything. I was properly hooked. And now there’s a book…Read more
I know, I know, it’s hard to believe, but there are a few flabby bits on the old Muddy bod. Well, let’s be honest, there are a lot of flabby bits. So given the chance to try out the Shrinking Violet Wrap — which promises the more-or-less instant loss of inches — I jumped at it….Read more
Debbie, down in Muddy Sussex, shared this with me. And I’m glad she did! Not that I have any flaws I’m needing to hide, mind you…. *snort*
Got a part of you that you’d rather downplay (err, yes!), or an attribute you’re happier to flaunt? Check out the-bias-cut.com, an online fashion boutique I discovered recently with a clever filter system that helps women play to their strengths.Read more