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  • The Insider Guide to Northampton

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

  • Bedford Girls’ School, Bedford

    This is no ordinary girls’ school. After my visit, I feel calmer and lighter. What I take away with me is a dose of optimism and a boost of creativity. Welcome to Bedford Girls’ School (Muddy Herts editor, Sandra).

  • Pitsford School, Northants

    Muddy says: A very caring, child centred school with a balance across academic and pastoral care. With friendly teachers, happy kids and great grades.

  • Take your kids to Crafty Cooks

    As my Mudlets are both now taller than me and actively try and avoid the kitchen, Muddy’s Carla Lacey tried out Crafty Cooks with her eldest. Bake Off, you may have yourself a contender, take it away Carla… My Mini Mudster loves a bit of baking, but I despair at the destruction in the kitchen […]

  • 5 signs your cat is the boss

    Cats are known for being aloof and mysterious, as well as the ultimate companion and family member. But when do you know that your favourite feline is really the boss of you? Online pet store, Fletcher of London  gives us 5 signs that your cat wears the (fluffy) trousers in your relationship.   HOGS THE […]

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    Winchester House School, Brackley

    Muddy says: A non-selective co-ed day and boarding school (3-13 yrs) on the Bucks/Oxon/Northants borders with a strong all-rounder reputation.

  • Talking ‘Careers’ with Teens

    Where do you start when you don't have all the answers? Teen career coach Eva Harrison gives some tips on helping your kids understand their options

  • Sloping off to ski school

    Duck season? Wabbit season? Nope, it's Ski season so it's time to dust off those salopettes and head to, er, Hemel Hempstead

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