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  • Trend barometer! What’s hot (& not) this year

    Pinterest has released its predictions for the biggest (and most bonkers) trends in 2022 - but what do you think? Let's head to the Muddy trend-o-meter to find out

  • How to avoid a family fallout this festive season

    Christmas can be joyful and happy, but it can also be a time of tension, stress and conflict. Family lawyer and mediator Claire O'Flinn has this advice on how to survive the holiday season.

  • Muddy meets Gok Wan

    The fabulous fashionista comes to Woking this festive season to tread the board in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Muddy caught up to chat flying (yes, he flies), funny rituals and a fancy new TV show.

  • Five gripping reads to give your working life a boost

    What better inspo for giving your career a shake-up than the story of a creative genius who defied her generation and became a living legend. We've found the best books that embrace the Clarice Cliff spirit...

  • Who wants to get married at Botleys Mansion?

    I do! Muddy road tests this grand Palladian mansion near Chertsey in Surrey. Here's what you need to know.

  • What’s cooking? Valentino Gentile, head chef at The White Horse

    The head chef at The White Horse in Hascombe reveals his top kitchen secrets, including the ingredient he loves most.

  • Wedding special: 18 gorgeous venues in Surrey

    Planning a wedding? Don't book anything until you've checked out the first of a two-part Muddy guide o the ultimate Surrey wedding. First up: the coolest, quirkiest and most romantic venues.

  • Wedding special part 2: The extras

    The dress. The car. The cake. The flowers. The photographer. And even the wedding favours. Plan the ultimate Surrey wedding with our pick of the best local suppliers.

  • Divorce and kids: how to ease the pain

    Divorce is never easy, but when children are involved there's an extra layer of complication, emotion and hurt. Family lawyer Claire O'Flinn has this advice.

  • I’ve got chills! Muddy meets Peter Andre

    The Aussie crooner is back on stage as Teen Angel in one of our all-time favourite musicals Grease. We sat down for a natter about dual roles, Fifties fashion and his upcoming show in Woking.

  • The do’s and don’ts of a family photo shoot

    Thinking of booking a family photo shoot? Before you do, read these do’s and don’ts from Fiona Kelly, who specialises in fun, natural photography.

  • Introducing The Indie Store

    You want to 'shop small' but lockdown is making it tricky. Not on my watch! Our latest launch, The Indie Store, is all about supporting brilliant local retail, and here's how you can help too.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Win £2000 to kickstart your business dreams

    Have a brilliant business that needs a helping hand? We’ve teamed up with business banking alternative, Tide, to offer two grand to give you the boost you need. Competition now closed.

  • First time fashion

    Ready for an adventure? Us too! At Muddy we’ve committed to new experiences this summer (both cultural and clothes related, natch). Read on for inspo - and win a sizzling £400 hush wardrobe while you’re at it!

  • Wonderful Weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more - you're welcome!

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