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November 2018

Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • The Crown Inn, Dial Post

    Cosy surrounds and a show-stopping sharing pudding are among reasons to make a visit to this unpretentious foodie pub

    • The Curlew, Bodiam

      Muddy visits one of Sussex's best restaurants - a double Muddy Award finalist! - for a real foodie experience

    • Dorset Arms, Withyham

      Find Winnie the Pooh connections on the doorstep and great home-reared food on your plate at this Ashdown Forest pub, renowned for its organic meat.

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  • Gift guide for her

    If you’re already getting rising panic at the thought of Xmas shopping, relax – here’s the first in our series of gift guides featuring great indie products from across the Muddy counties that you can snap up online

    • Gotta Have It

      Some surprising women's fashion labels are turning out stylish trainers this season. Check out Muddy's pick of the bunch.

    • Best boot forward

      Comfortable, waterproof and stylish too. These everyday boots will see you through Autumn to Spring

  • November’s best reads

    It’s bloomin’ freezing out there so batten down the hatches, commandeer the sofa and get stuck into Muddy books editor Kerry Potter’s November picks.

    • Evita on tour

      A dramatically staged Evita with a fantastic lead drops in at Brighton for one week only

    • Blood Brothers visits Sussex

      One of the most diverse audiences I’ve been part of for a long time gave Blood Brothers...

    • Rain Man on stage

      We’re going back to the 80s this week in Brighton with well-loved film Rain Man making...

    • October’s best reads

      Clear space on your shelves and Kindle! Muddy's pro bookworm, Kerry Potter, has some literary inspiration for you.

    • Knit Wit

      Want to make your home cosy, inviting and super stylish? Get yourself a REALLY chunky knitted throw.

    • Lusophile Portuguese homewares, Portuguese homewares in Sussex, homewares in Sussex

      Lusophile Portuguese homewares

      Snap up these cheerful rugs and other accessories to give your home a touch of Portugal, via Battle, Sussex

  • Wellbeing
    • Skin Genius

      Tackle breakouts the natural way with these organic products, for teens and older

    • Park House Hotel & Spa, Midhurst

      Super spa - tick... fab food - tick... rooms with a view - tick... check out this country house-style getaway

  • Books for back to work blues

    Summer hols over and you’re sitting at your desk dreaming of greener grass? We’re here to help with five ace new self-help books

    • Stationery addict?

      I have a friend who is obsessed with stationery. Slip her some coloured paperclips and talk...

    • Cool recycled bags

      These cool, durable messengers, duffels and backpacks from Brighton are made from truck tarpaulins and seat belts!

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