Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her March picks. That precarious tower of tomes on your bedside table is about to getting even taller…. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – literary musings in the comment box below please!Read more
Whether you’re a green-fingered goddess or an amateur, fumbling with a fork (that’s me), it’s spring and the garden can no longer be ignored. Looking for some inspiration for the humble Muddy plot, I turned to Cornish horticulturalist Barbara Tremain for some creative ideas to keep us busy in the garden in the year ahead.Read more
Woohoo, the weekend is around the corner (Friday totally counts) and I have a line-up of fun for every palette in the Muddy Guide this week. From beer, mussels and rugby to art auctions, tattoos and beautiful Cornish daffs — take your pick!Read more
Pioneering Cornish companies Rogue Theatre and WildWorks deliver drama, myth and magic in the great outdoors. Find out about their upcoming productions and get yourself some tickets booked quick, because they won’t hang around.Read more
If you’re in a state of costume panic today, I feel your pain, believe me but World Book Day is an amazing celebration of children’s literature and reading for pleasure and I’m 100% on board.
At Muddy Cornwall, we thought it would be a great opportunity to highlight some local Cornish authors and stories, with recommendations from Liz Hurley of Hurley Books in Mevagissey.Read more
Tonight, I will be downing tools, turning off my phone, and commandeering the sofa, remote and wine from 9pm – 11pm as not one, but two, fantastic TV shows arrive on the small screen.
First up, at 9pm on BBC1 is The Replacement, a three-part thriller. Original Muddy Editor Hero was lucky enough to go to a preview screening of the first episode and, believe me, it is edge-of-your seat stuff.Read more
As you might just have noticed, last night was the 89th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The movie industry’s finest got glammed up, came, saw and conquered… or, at least, thought they’d conquered but then realised someone had a made a humdinger of a boo-boo (more of which shortly). No time to read up extensively on the finer detail of the biggest, glitziest night on the showbiz calendar? Ta-da – here’s Muddy’s two-minute Oscars digest…Read more
Need a new book to get stuck into? Muddy, as ever, is here to help. Taking being a bookworm to a whole new level is Muddy’s Kerry Potter. She gets 300 – yes, THREE HUNDRED shiny new tomes delivered to her house every month as she’s also books editor at a glossy mag (won’t somebody think of her postman and his lumbago?). So who better to do a monthly round-up of her favourite new releases?Read more
On Sat 25 Feb, the inspiring, body-positive film Embrace: A Documentary is coming to The Phoenix in Falmouth. To give you bit of background, here is a post from my brilliant fellow editor over at Muddy Berkshire.Read more
Se ya dry January! Cornwall’s in the party mood this week, with loads of great live music, comedy, supper clubs and exhibitions on offer. Now where are my dancing shoes?Read more