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  • My fave places: Thomas Thrussell

    Thomas Thrussell lives and works deep in the heart of Bodmin Moor, creating large scale metal sculptures, many of which sit in unexpected Cornish locations. So naturally we were curious as to his favourite places in Cornwall - but where shall we go first?

  • How to run well by a pro marathon runner

    Need some work-out motivation? You’re in the right place. Muddy talks to endurance athlete Nick Butter about how to motivate yourself out the door and onto an exerciser regime.

  • My fave places: Tia Tamblyn, Botelet

    Tia Tamblyn, writer, foodie, masseuse and all round wellness and sustainable living aficionado shares her favourite places across Cornwall. Where shall we go first?

  • Calum Franklin

    What’s cooking? Calum Franklin, The Pie Room

    Fresh from the launch of his mouth-watering new cookbook, we caught up with the London Pie King himself to talk Scotch eggs, the Breville toastie masker and cooking for Axl Rose.

  • My fave places: Dr Laura Varnam’s Du Maurier Country

    Daphne du Maurier was one of Cornwall's best known writers and her books are pretty much synonymous with the Duchy. As the new film adaption Rebecca drops this week Dr Laura Varnam picks her fave Du Maurier inspired places - ready? Let's go.

  • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

    Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, the menopause and, er, vagina facials.

  • What’s cooking? Ben Tunniciffe and Matt Smith, The Packet

    In this new Muddy regular, our favourite chefs spill all about their work, lives and top tips. Dishing it this week: Ben Tunnicliffe and Matt Smith, The Packet near Prussia Cove and The Tolcarne Inn in Newlyn.

  • Raynor Winn: My fave places

    Writer and long distance walker Raynor Winn shares her favourite places across Cornwall. Where shall we go first?

  • Muddy Meets: Jamie Johnston, Dick Pearce Bellyboards

    Using sustainable materials, methods, equipment and designs passed down by the original British maker and father of bellyboarding in the UK – Dick Pearce, we catch up with the man who is keeping the tradition alive and well in Newquay. (Plus win a bellyboard in our Reader Treat)

  • Muddy Meets: Maisie and Issey, RNLI Beach Lifeguards

    The beaches in Cornwall are open again for business so Muddy caught up with local beach lifeguards Maisie and Issey, chatting beach safety, what they wear and their fav Cornish beaches.

  • Muddy Meets: Rachel Murphy, founder of Women + Waves

    Muddy chats to the founder of the Cornish female surf collective about all things surfing including her love of Cornwall, why we should all be joining her on a water retreat and what happened when H&M got in touch about a surf collaboration.

  • Muddy Meets: Sarah, Sarah and Stevie, Penzance Gin

    Ever thought you'd like to try distilling your own gin? Friends Sarah, Sarah and Stevie did just that - we had to find out why, how easy it is, and the best things to do in Penzance.

  • Muddy meets: Shlomo, beatboxer

    He's worked with Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, and Rudimental, and now record-breaking beatboxer Shlomo has a new project on his hands - raising money for the NHS in association with theatres like The North Wall. Tell us about it, Shlo!

  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five women juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

  • Muddy gets chefy with Olivia Burt

    We catch up with the 'Masterchef: The Professionals' finalist to find out her backstage goss, favourite dishes and top spots to eat in London.

  • Muddy Meets: Katherine Kowalski, writer and inclusivity advocate

    Katherine talks to Muddy about family life with disability and neurodiversity, her campaign for Changing Places toilets and her favourite accessible beaches.

  • The 4 funniest people on social media

    Fancy a giggle? These Instagram and Twitter accounts are happy to oblige.

  • Exclusive! Muddy meets…. Laurence Fox

    The actor-turned-singer has been front page news of late. In this exclusive interview, he talks midlife crises, death threats and groupies with Muddy's Kerry Potter.

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