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  • Google doodle illustration Mary Angelou activist on her 90th birthday

    A Google Doodle masterpiece

    This Google Doodle honouring Maya Angelou on her 90th birthday is a masterpiece. What a woman!

  • Supercool Nike video

    Celebs Eden Hazard and Mo Farah, plus cultural cool cats Septa and J Hus take this frenetic ad to dizzying fun levels. Watch it!

  • Kendrick Lemar under retro hairdryers Humble video posted best video at the grammys

    Best video of the year

    Three Grammy's for Kendrick Lamar last night 4 including best video for 'Humble'. We'd better watch it then!

  • So… whaddya think?!

    The new John Lewis ad hit TV screens tonight… is it worth the £1m to make it?

  • Express Muddy news

    Will you indulge us while we toot our own horn for a minute? We'll make it snappy.

  • The Fat Duck, Bray

    The waiting list just got longer. Heston Blumenthal's Berkshire restaurant adds another gastronomic gong to the trophy cabinet.

  • Watch This!

    A beer ad that shows and feels compassion? You’ll be truly moved by Heineken’s ‘Worlds Apart’ advert.

  • Whoop! We’re in the UK Blog Award Finals

    It’s been such a crazy year so far that I somehow forgot to tell you some really amazing news from *cough* last month. Oops! So it’s a massive and heartfelt thank you for those of you who suggested Muddy Stilettos as the UK’s Best Arts & Culture Blog before Christmas, because guess what? We’ve only […]

  • On my soap box… about body bashing

    Wait one second while I hoist up my big pants – but why is it necessary to trash talk ourselves and other women? Whether we are debating the rights and wrongs of Beyoncé’s Insta pregnancy announcement (despite the 10million likes), slagging off a celebrity for losing weight or looking at our reflection lamenting the mum tum […]

  • Read this: a quick life lesson in letting go

    No, you haven’t clicked on the Oprah website by mistake. It’s just that I spotted this in the New York Times earlier this week and immediately told my sister, my mum and my cleaner about it, so definitely felt it was a Muddy must-share! It’s an excerpt from a book called Zen Shorts by Jon Muth, about a wise […]

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