The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Warwickshire Edition

Category: Books

THE MUDDY BOOK CLUB: MARCH READS

22 Mar 2017

Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her March picks. That precarious tower of tomes on your bedside table is about to getting even taller…. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – literary musings in the comment box below please!

How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids by Jancee Dunn

Now there’s a book title after my own heart.

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It’s World Book Day!

2 Mar 2017

It’s World Book Day, an event you may well be cursing if you have primary school-age children who’ve had to dress up as the bloody BFG and your costume-making skills are on a par with mine – ie, utterly crap.

Anywaaaaay, we don’t like to dwell on the negatives here at Muddy so instead let’s celebrate all things literary with some reading list inspiration in the form of our the Muddy Book Club (without the wine, sadly – although there’s nothing to stop you pouring yourself a glass while you peruse this.

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So Near Yet So Far-go!

2 Mar 2017

I popped over to have a scout round Coventry’s Fargo Village over the weekend to bring you this little whistle-top tour and a snapshot of what’s to expect this spring…

Located in part of the city that’s still undergoing considerable regeneration, it’s off Far Gosford Street which used to be part of the red-light district when I first moved from Cardiff to neighbouring Stoke in Coventry with my husband many moons ago – pre-children.

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The Muddy Guide – Thurs March 2-Wed March 8

2 Mar 2017

Do you have a ‘spring’ in your step? There’s fun to be had across Warwickshire and rural West Mids and I know exactly where and when. In this week’s guide there’s a world premiere at the RSC, lots of books, comedy, art, The XX and, um, wine-tasting. Let’s, March to it…

World Book Day events: Warwick Books & Warwick Castle, Thurs March 2-Sat March 4

There’s lots going on across Warwickshire.

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Still Hibernating? 10 Reads for Cold Days

3 Feb 2017

On my bedside table, there’s a growing pile of books from the recently published to vintage novels I’ve never got around to opening…There’s nothing better than curling up in bed or on a comfy chair with a good book on a cold winter’s day is there? Thank you to Mog at Warwick Books for sharing her top 10 winter reads:

1.My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

This is a heart-wrenching and heart-warming story about two young brothers, race and adoption set in the 1980s.

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