Kids

  • 6 Cornish Kids’ Books To Treasure

    It’s World Book Day and we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate some local authors and stories your kids will love – packed with pirates, fishermen, singing cats and selkies.

  • Bumper Muddy Half Term Guide

    Oh help – it’s almost half term. Take a deep breath and arm yourself with 20 top ideas for activities, trails, story-telling, shows and days out in Cornwall. Click on each header to link through to a website where you can get all the details and in case you’re lucky enough to get a little time to […]

  • 10 brilliant picture books for the under fives

    If you’ve got grannies and aunties and all sorts asking for gift ideas for small people – or if you’re racking your brains for neat books to buy for nieces, nephews, godchildren, whoever – then you can stop worrying. The darling Rachael from independent bookstore The Edge of The World Bookshop in Penzance has put […]

  • What’s on: Thurs 24 – Wed 30 Nov

    You know how it works! Here’s our list, plus a few we’ve picked as worth a butch this week…   iBounce launch, Bodmin from Wed 30 Nov Boing! The hotly anticipated iBounce opens in Bodmin this weeked (30 Nov), and is open daily subsequently for toddler bouncing, parties, parkour and dodgeball for teens, and even […]

    • Christmas Comes To Cotehele This Weekend

      Cotehele is my go to National Trust estate, because its right on my door step and there’s something for everyone, from the historic quay and river, miles of doggy walks, the water mill, vast well-kept grounds and the treasures of the house itself. For those of you who haven’t been to Cotehele before or haven’t visited for […]

    • The october half term muddy guide 2016

      If you’re not jetting off to your own private island for some winter sun this week (and if you are, I’m not jealous*) , cop a load of this: Here comes October 16 Half Term and at Muddy HQ we’re meeting it head on with the biggest, most searingly useful Muddy Guide since we began.. Read on for […]

      • Join the muddy club!

          If you’ve been reading about the Little Black Book on Twitter or various newsletters and have been wondering what the bejesus it’s all about, then this post is for you – I thought it was high time I give you the low-down on our exclusive, spangly, marvellous little (but growing) directory. Since the yellow pages stopped thudding […]

      • 5 Brilliant Ways To Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem

        If you’re a regular Muddy reader you’ll know that I love to scoot along having fun and looking for the best things in life (happily they’re free – just ask Janet). But even I can’t sugar coat some subjects. I have two school age mudlets myself, one just starting his dreaded GCSE’s so the current reading in […]

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