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I'm Helen, editor of Muddy Norfolk, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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  • The Brisley Bell

    This uber stylish country pub in the heart of Norfolk has a Michelin trained Chef offering a tasty menu and six beautiful quirky rooms – definitely worth a detour!

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      12 Pubs With Fab Gardens

      Google maps at the ready, time to start planning your weekends around our favourite beer gardens.

    • Cocktails at the Cosy Club!

      Cocktail master class at the Cosy Club – you don’t have to ask us twice. New girl Nicky donned her stilettos and popped along to shake her stuff!

    • Best Bar Guide

      The best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready?

    • Top 50 gastropubs 2019

      … and Norfolk's triple-cooked chips stacked up nicely with two foodie pubs shortlisted. Roomy pants on? Let's tuck in.

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  • Gotta love a jumpsuit!

    Essentially it’s an adult sized romper BUT if you get the right style they can be incredibly flattering on all shapes and sizes. Here’s our Muddy Guide to summer jumpsuits.

    • Well, hello you!

      How has Keanu Reeves not aged in 30 years?! The laconic Hollywood star is back in a fashion campaign that's got social media a-swooning. Shall we examine the evidence?

    • Cool kicks

      Kick off spring in style with a pair of super-cool new season trainers. Here are our 9 faves - plus how to wear them when you're not heading to the gym.

    • Gone for the chop!

      With more rural hair dressing salons that urban in Norfolk, I decided to drop my city ways and head back to my country 'roots' to where I had my first ever hair cut!

    • Natural skincare Results

      Two sisters, one multi-award winning beauty brand and 10 Balance Me bundles worth a total of £1200 to give away!

  • Legally Blonde – the Musical

    Fashion, song and even a bit of Irish Riverdancing – this sounds like the perfect Muddy night out!

    • Need a brilliant new read?

      A stunning debut novel, a futuristic thriller and an exquisite memoir are among books editor Kerry Potter's marvellous May picks. And you can win the lot!

    • Dante or Die

      USER NOT FOUND asks the question – “would you delete your online legacy at the moment of your death?”

    • Bodyguard The Musical

      Proving she still has the X-Factor, songstress Alexandra Burke takes on the leading role in Bodyguard The Musical. We absolutely loved the high energy performance and even got a sneaky Q&A with the leading lady.

    • April’s Best Books

      Quick, spring-clean your bedside table or Kindle to make room for Muddy books editor's Kerry Potter's awesome April picks.


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    • Need a speedy supper?

      I declare salad season officially open! This hearty chicken one is easy-peasy to make but packed with flavour and healthy too.

    • 14 outdoor essentials

      Venturing out into your garden for the first time? Here's all the cool cooking and homeware kit you need to jazz it up for summer.

    • How to flex your life

      Need to make a change but now sure what or how? Er, yes. Read our interview with hot new self-help author Annie Auerbach.

    • 10 tips to a healthier life

      Health and Life Coach – Simone Gilbert shares her advice on how to take control of your health and vitality.

  • Could you be a freelance mum? 

    Muddy spent the evening with author of The Freelance Mum and chatted to five local business women to get all the inside tips on going self employed.


      Three independent, fun loving women on a mission to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in Norfolk.

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      Flexible working

      Full-time working mum and Muddy founder Hero Brown on flexible working.

    • Cute babywear

      Is there a new little prince or princess in your family too? Click this way for the cutest newborn clothes around. Awwww!

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      Be Wild

      If you go down to the BeWILDerwood today, you'll be sure of a big surprise. Muddy ventured into the brand new Towering Treetop Tangles.

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