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    12 Places to Eat Yourself Slim

    Still managing to stick to your healthy eating? Bravo! Let us assist your success with these top Hants & IoW ‘skinny’ places for guilt-free piggery.

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      What’s all the Hubbub?

      Cornish indie burger joint, Hubbox, has broken rank and plonked its latest location right here in Hampshire.

    • Cambium, Brockenhurst

      Cambium is the New Forest inspired eatery located at Careys Manor Hotel. Muddy's Robyn whizzed off to Brockenhurst to eat her way through the menu.

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      Winter Walks

      Need to stretch your legs and work off any indulgence? Then boot up and head out with six glorious strolls around the counties.

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      Well, this is Havenly….

      Attention all you relaxed dining fans! It's all about spectacular seafood, marvellous marina views and family-friendly vibes at The Haven, Lymington.

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      J’adore/ J’abhor

      It's Movember, the month when blokes grow moustaches to raise money for charity. Turns out the Muddy crew have VERY mixed views on men's facial hair. Where do you stand?


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    Muddy meets… Josie Long

    We caught up with (we reckon) the most positive comedian in the business about motherhood, MasterChef, making people laugh and her new tour, Tender.

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      Muddy meets… Caroline French

      Being in charge of a two-century-old shoe shop, W.J.French & Son, has got to come with some major footwear perks. We caught up with the toe-tapping Caroline French to talk perfect shoes, broken bones and , of course, gin.

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      Where Annabelle goes….

      Top solicitor, charity advocate and a bit of a cake fan, Muddy catches up with the incredibly glam and altruistic, Annabelle Vaughan of Coffin Mew.

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