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  • My fave places: Phillipa Ashley

    The Sunday Times bestselling author Phillipa Ashley's latest Cornish novel is set in the fictional Falford - based on the beautiful Fal estuary. But where else has inspired her? We nabbed the lowdown on Phillipa's fave places in Cornwall.

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    Muddy Meets: Lorraine Candy

    “All teenage girls think their mums are a bit rubbish”. Journalist and now author, Lorraine Candy gives a pep talk to Muddy about being a mother of dragons, fighting the inevitable descent into middle age and where she seeks out first when she comes home to Cornwall.

  • Fiona Golfar – My Cornwall

    Journalist and founder of The Little Shop at Fowey Hall Hotel, Fiona Golfar has been discovering Cornwall's secret places for the past twenty years - but where has stood the test of time? We chatted where to eat, shop and what to wear.

  • Muddy Meets: Henry Garfit, Newlyn School of Art

    Ahead of the exciting Penzance Arts Festival in June, we caught up with Henry Garfit, founder of the Newlyn School of Art to find out more about the festival, his favourite artists and which beach he heads to walk his dog.

  • Our favourite ethical places: The Big Bean Bag Company

    Looking to shop sustainably for your home and holidays? Who better to ask than the West Country creators of the world's first eco-friendly beanbag.

  • Muddy Meets: Winnie Lyn, Artist

    Taiwanese business woman turned Penzance artist Winnie Lyn talks seeking fulfilment, the Penzance Art Festival and being a woman in the arts.

  • Muddy Meets: Liz Hurley, Author

    Best-selling local author and bookshop owner Liz Hurley shares her insider secrets and tells us more about her new book.

  • Muddy Meets: Elaine Dye, The Byre Gallery

    Cornwall attracts creative people, many of whom are women, says gallery owner Elaine Dye - but lockdown changed the way we had to work. We talk female owned creative businesses ahead of IWD.

  • Muddy Meets: Anna Renton, Director, Penlee House Gallery & Museum

    Gallery director Anna Renton tells us about her upcoming summer exhibition featuring Laura Knight, the Penzance Arts Festival and her fave secret iron-age village in West Penwith.

  • Muddy Meets: Katie Sawday, FruutBox

    Surfer Katie Sawday founded Cornish fruit and veg box delivery service, FruutBox, to find a plastic-free solution for her family - we chatted ahead of International Women's Day about being a business owner and where she heads to in her time off.

  • Six lockdown heroines to celebrate IWD

    It’s been a bit of a year so to mark International Women’s Day 2021, we thought we’d big up six women who have impressed, delighted and inspired us over the past 12 months.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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