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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.

    • TEAM MUDDY

      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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