The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition


Wouldn't you though?

I know, it's waaaay to early to mention the C-word. But apparently these Diptique advent calendars are already selling out, and how could they not, at only *cough* £250?!

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Spooky Halloween Accessories

21 Oct 2016
Design: Hannah Schmidt

Getting in the Halloween mood? If you’re partying this season get ready to thrill with these spooky centrepieces and accessories from the Muddy Boutique and the magic of the tinterweb.

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Hurrah for Gin

15 Oct 2016

Well yes, as well as being the muddy motto, and the mantra of most of the reprobate parents I consider my besties, Katie Kirby’s Hurrah for Gin is a parenting blog worth its weight in, well gin. I shy away from mummy blogs generally: I’m far from capable Louise with her 52 clean and neat, neat and clean children, but Katie has written a parent handbook that can drink others under the table.

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Did you win?

11 Oct 2016


You entered in the hundreds to win tickets to attend the opening night of the Northern Ballet’s version of Beauty and the Beast at Theatre Royal – and who can blame you!

Entries closed at 5pm yesterday and the answers have now been verified. I can reveal that the winners of a pair of tickets to see Beauty and the Beast on 26 October are (drum roll please…):

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Norwich Cocktail Week is coming

6 Oct 2016

Taking place in Norfolk’s arty capital every year, Norwich Cocktail Week 2016 kicks off this Saturday and runs until 15 October – eight days rather than seven cleverly incorporating two Saturdays (two bites of the martini-doused cherry, if you will). Participating bars across the city will be mixing their own concoctions for wristband wearers to try.

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Norfolk Edition