Health & Fitness

  • Permanent eyebrows

    Elizabeth Hopkins from Beauty Classics shows us why permanent eyebrows are in vogue

  • Rushton Hall reviewed

    There aren’t many backdrops I’d pick over Rushton Hall. Thirty minutes from Northampton town, a lifetime away from the hubbub

  • Muddy does a Bridget ‘mini-break’ – Forest of Arden Hotel

    Sometimes, the stress of a holiday or the 10 hours stuck in traffic on the way to Cornwall, really do negate any benefits of a trip away; that’s why I’m the new champion of a cheeky break on your own doorstep (or near as damn it)! And according to Marriott’s Great British Break Report, two […]

  • My favourite things

    Rachel Johnstone is lucky lady. She has the dream job as home-finder extraordinaire at Stacks Property Search, so wouldn’t we like to know a few of her favourite places and things to do in and around Northamptonshire? You bet we would…

  • Half Term Fun…

    Has there ever been a better combination than romance and bored children?  This week’s What’s On deals with the paradox of Valentines Day and half term hitting us like a Perfect Storm.  Put another way, perfect Mums and Dads, should get, nay DESERVE, a bit of fun time after days of distracting the little ‘uns. […]

  • The alternative guide to Valentines

    February 14th, eh? If St Valentines is more of a botheration and you’d rather spend time with someone you love – yourself, then let Muddy inspire you to do something different during a soggy February day.  However if you’re planning gifts, adventures, experiences – all in the name of love then we’ve got it covered. […]

    • Zone Face Lift – can you really take off 10 years in 12 weeks?

      Now I don’t know if the above promise is true, because I only had one session, but I’ve seen lots of good results from the Zone Face Lift, and if injections and fillers aren’t your bag, a course of these could be worth a go! I’m no stranger to Steve Hunt and his reflexology room in […]

    • On my soapbox: Healthiness shouldn’t be a status symbol

      OK, it’s time to clamber back onto my soapbox. Actually, can you just bear with me while I do three sets of tricep dips off it first? As is the drill in January, I’m using this relatively quiet time of year, undistracted by mulled wine and stilton, to ramp up my health and fitness. Eating a bit […]

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