The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Hampshire Edition

Category: Accessories

Hero

1 Feb 2017

Tweed begone, there’s a New Kid on the Stockbridge Block (yup me too, the first album I ever bought). Hero gives a fresh, urban edge to this tiny market town. It is true that Chelsea-by-the-Test has always had a buzz, but in a shooting, fishing, “pull on the red cords and jump in my Range Rover,” kind of way.  Nothing wrong with that, but if all those draughty Country Houses — OK, hours in front of Downton — get too much then this independent boutique is the warm antidote; drenched in natural-light and not a stuffed antelope in sight.

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No. 1 George St

28 Jan 2017

Nose to the ground for my Muddy readers, I first discovered No. 1 George Street just before Christmas on a work reccy (ahem, I may also have had my hair done at the nearby Twist, but Mr Muddy Hants need not know of this).

What a find and why had I never heard of it before? Only opening in November, it is still under-the-radar but not for much longer.

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