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February 2019

Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

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    Super perfecto

    Is it the New Forest or Little Italy? Ray’s Italian Kitchen in Milford-on-Sea is bringing a bit of Med living to the south coast.

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      31 Below, Marylebone

      You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

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      Family-friendly pub ahoy!

      If you're looking for a family-friendly pub that doesn't skimp on grown-up perks, then check...

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      Cheap Eats

      Hungry but don't want to pay the earth for a good meal? Then take a look at these eight spots.

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      Winter Walks

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

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    • Natural skincare + bio-active science = RESULTS

      Two sisters, one multi-award winning beauty brand and - oh hello - 10 Balance Me bundles worth a total of £1200 to give away!

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      Hangover Hiders

      There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

  • February Books

    Feb’s best new books

    It was still the dog days of winter last time I checked so there’s only one thing for it – let’s hunker down with a compelling new book.

    • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

      Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Get yer diary out!

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      Close Shave

      Gillette's new ad campaign is ruffling a few feathers. What do you think?

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      Top 10 books for young adults

      Get your teens away from their phones and nose into a book with these recommendations of fantastic novels for young adults.

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      Coffee Table Tomes

      From fashion to flora to fragrant Frida, we've found the Top 10 most gorgeous new coffee table tomes for you.

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    New Year, New Biz

    Thinking about starting your own business but don’t know where to begin? We’ve put together top tips and tricks to become a budding entrepreneur.

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      Meoncross School, Stubbington

      Muddy says: This independent co-ed for ages 2.5 - 16, is situated just outside of Fareham and...

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      West Hill Park School, Fareham

      A happy, romping countryside prep, where the carrot very much overrides the stick and the focus is on letting children develop in a kind, secure environment.

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