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I'm Ziggy, editor of Muddy Essex, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

Within the dinky-sized Sonia@48 you’ll find a treasure trove of cool, quirky and downright gorgeous must-haves. Here are six of our faves for al fresco living.

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The UK’s most creative and unique independent shops, makers and producers local to you.

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Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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