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  • Five healthy drink swaps to keep you cool all summer

    Overdid it on the wine during lockdown? Get your chops round these healthy alternatives, all light on calories and packed full of botanicals. You'll be glowing in no time.

  • Is this the dreamiest garden in Sussex?

    Brush up on your garden design or just relax in stunning surroundings at Denmans, a romantic and intimate Sussex country garden.

  • Muddy meets – Foraged by Fern

    Eyeing up the hedgerows thinking 'I wonder if I can eat that?' Foraging has become something of a foodie trend. Muddy caught up with Sussex foraging expert Fern Freud to get the lowdown on all things wild food.

  • The best ‘holiday’ reads for lockdown

    Okay, 'holiday' might be stretching it - but these books are certainly providing us with welcome escapism during lockdown! Here are the latest releases the Muddy editors are reading in the back garden.

  • Six wild swimming spots in Sussex

    If the weather's got you longing for a trip to the pool, try nature's swimming pools instead. We've picked the loveliest spots in Sussex for a wild swim. Bobbly swim hats on and dive in!

  • How you can help your child’s mental health

    Anxious, stressed, unhappy, obsessed with social media - just a few words regularly used to describe kids. Here's how parents can help, in the words of young people themselves.

  • 7 steps to better sleep

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Time to pandemic-proof your sleep, with our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • 7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • 15 stunning Sussex walks

    Strike out on one of these lovely circular walks taking in the hills, mills, forests, fields and coasts of Sussex.

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

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    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • The coolest biking gear for lockdown miles

    Unleash your inner cyclista with our roundup of the best kit to wear on your bike during your Government-sanctioned daily exercise.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • How to work from home (without going stir-crazy)

    Working from your home office (or, er, the sofa) for the foreseeable? Don't panic! These top tips will help you stay calm, collected and productive - or at the very least, sane.

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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