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  • The glorious vineyards of Northants…

    You read this right. We have a couple of corkers right here in the Shire just waiting for you to visit.

  • It’s a gin thing!

    “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you,” said F. Scott Fitzgerald (author of The Great Gatsby and a lil’ hero of mine). The writer’s liquor of choice was gin, which he reportedly believed could not be detected on the breath. “Mother’s ruin”, as it is often known, has […]

  • Nine fab local places for a decent cocktail

    We've done some scouting round, and picked our 9 favourite places at the moment you can enjoy a drink, whether that be a cocktail, glass of wine or our favourite, GIN! Go, go go.

  • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

    Dry January is over, and to celebrate, we've collated the best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we'll begin!

  • Bye bye gin, we have a new favourite drink!

    Yes, it's hard to believe but we've benched the G&Ts for a super-cool exciting new tipple. Wanna know what it is? 'Course you do.

  • The Insider Guide to Northampton (and a bit beyond)

    Want to visit but have no idea what to see, do and try? We do! We do!

  • 12 cosy pubs to visit in January

    Local cosy Pubs. They're not just for Christmas, but if you're looking for seasonal fayre and great hospitality then here are 12 of the best

  • Bill’s Restaurant – Rushden Lakes

    Whether you’re in need of a mid-shop pick-me-up, or some serious refuelling after you and your Mudlets have explored the great outdoors, Bill’s restaurant has plenty on offer to satisfy every appetite.

  • My courtship with Courtesan…

    If you're down in that-there London, head to Brixton for some 1920s, Shanghai clubs vibe. The Dim Sum and cocktails are sublime.

  • Fashion overhaul at Rushden Lakes!

    Shhhhhh, I'm not usually a fan of shopping centres, but when they're in the heart of the beautiful Nene Valley surrounded by lakes - where big brand fashion meets lakeside restaurants and cafes - and I can take Muddy Paws...well then, I'm smitten!

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