The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition

Wouldn't you though?

The classic Ladybird books are back - with a hilarious twist on the original story and the opportunity to put your name on it!

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16 of the best riverside holiday cottages

24 Feb 2017

Beach holidays in Britain always come with that anxious niggle at the back of your head – will it tank down for the whole week? Well, how about an inland lake or river holiday as an alternative? The Muddy editors who happen go to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental properties with their own little piece of liquid heaven to tempt you throughout spring and summer. Tempted?

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How to write a best-seller

24 Feb 2017

Do you harbour literary ambitions? It seems almost everyone I speak to dreams of being a published author – one friend has put ‘write book’ on her list of new year’s resolutions every year for the last decade, while another has had a file on her computer called ‘Book’ (word count: 0) for as long as she can remember. Making that leap from pipe dream to picking out your dress for your launch party is a tricky business, to put it mildly.

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Don’t miss: Norwich Fashion Week 2017

7 Feb 2017

Blimey doesn’t the year fly by at break-neck speed? My first totter out as Editor of Muddy Stilettos last year was backstage at the Designers’ Show of Norwich Fashion Week 2016, a brilliantly-organised event that is now in its staggering seventh year. It still amazes me that a city the size of Norwich – and one that teeters precariously, and independently, at the top of the county – can make such a splash in the fashion world.

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Win an £800 stay at Another Place The Lake

3 Feb 2017

We do try to push the boat out on prizes for you to win, but we’ve had we had one so delicious it was literally bobbing over the water. But check out this lakeside view!

Another Place The Lake in Ullswater in the Lake District is the most ridiculously gorgeous, luxurious, stylish hotel we’ve seen in a very long time and we’ve nabbed a two night stay, worth nearly £800, for one lucky Muddy reader (and your plus one obvs).

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Gardening tips for February

31 Jan 2017

As we turn our backs on January – yay – we can look forward to longer, sunnier days and some time spent in the garden. If you haven’t been brave enough to venture out there yet (I dread to think what the local cats have been doing in mine!), now is the time. With local gardening guru Ellen Mary’s (Quite Contrary’s) help, we will be BBQ ready before we know it.

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Norfolk Edition