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8th July 2018

Dear Periwinkle, We are revitalising our deer park cum ‘woodland Hygge’ type conference and wedding venue but are struggling with the branding – some guidance would be much appreciated. Katherine, Flintshire Hygge you say? How […]

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2nd April 2018

Rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, We have grand plans for our old tythe barn, converting it into a wedding venue. The problem is […]

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3rd March 2018

Rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, I want to offer something truly unique at my glampsite, any ideas? (Timothy, Cumbria) Most industry insiders think […]

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28th February 2018

Rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, My husband and I run a wedding venue business and would like to add some ‘props’ we can […]

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26th January 2018

A new column in which rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, I recently encountered problems with certain guests misusing equipment provided for their stay […]

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5th January 2018

A new column in which rural business entrepreneur Periwinkle shares his decades of experience in making money from people outdoors Dear Periwinkle, It is the end of the season and all my bell tents have […]

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Periwinkle’s Woodstock Plus

27th September 2017

Bill Shakespeare had it: “There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.” This might have applied to Woodstock Plus, had my edition of Life’s tide […]

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Periwinkle goes Off-Piste

12th August 2017

Back in the lounge of the Glamper’s Retreat after the show, Periwinkle, Chuffer, Tubby and Twistleton-Penge all agreed that Ms Meadow Flowers was to blame. For everything. Including Brexit. To admit otherwise would have been […]

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While Shepherds Watched Their Huts by Night

12th June 2017

More extracts from Periwinkle’s diary… Monday Woke this morning feeling gloomier than a milkman’s horse at the start of a three a.m. milk round. All these grandiose plans from Chuffer, Twistleton-Penge and Tubby have left […]

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Tubby’s Forest Frolic

23rd April 2017

The battle of the wedding fairs leads to trouble for Periwinkle’s chums Monday Twistleton-Penge dropped by. He is so full of entrepreneurial va-va-voom following his discussion with Fields of Gold – our consultancy – that […]