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    How to shake up your mojo!

    Feel like you've lost your way a bit lately? Read these tips on how to regain control of your life and grab the future with both hands. Go get 'em!

  • 5 West Country wellbeing stays

    Looking for a Devon, Cornwall or Somerset escape? Hell yeah! Check out these stunning self-catering properties, all with on-site extras, from yoga and wine tasting to massage.

  • Home truths

    Buying a house is an emotive act, fuelled by all kinds of desire - protecting a family, starting a new life, following a dream. Three local Muddy readers open the door to their homes to share their personal stories.

  • Country living in Woburn

    Need to hit pause on life's hectic schedule? I hear ya! That's why I checked in to The Woburn Hotel for an easy breezy weekend break to lap up some cosy country charm and tasty grub to boot.

  • The power of scent

    Feeling SAD? Suzanne Taylor, founder of luxury local candle brand, Taylor Benfield, waxes lyrical about the soothing power of a scented candle during the colder months.

  • Muddy reviews: The Grove

    Known as London's country estate, The Grove in Hertfordshire is an elegant rural mansion house with a cool urban vibe. Best of both worlds? I checked in to find out...

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