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Blog posts from November 2013

  1. Pitchup.com at Farm Business Innovation - day 2!

    November 29, 2013
    by | industry news | pitchup.com news

    The pod at Lee Wick FarmHic! Er, we mean hi! Day 2 of Pitchup at Farm Business Innovation is winding down, we may have enjoyed the drinks do last night, and we are now sore-feetedly ruing the decision to wear heels. And that’s just the blokes.


    We’ve had a blast chatting to loads ...

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  2. Pitchup.com at Farm Business Innovation - day 1!

    November 28, 2013
    by | industry news | pitchup.com news

    One of our farm campsites, Atlantic Surf Pods in BudeWe iz at Farmbiz! And we’re writing on the hoof (boom boom!). It’s the first day of Farm Business Innovation 2013 at the Olympia in London, where we’ve pitched up to share our expertise on how farmers can make more money from their land. We’ve put ...

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  3. Ollie not jolly - best Christmas markets

    November 25, 2013
    by | destinations | seasonal

    Christmas market stallHonestly, that Oliver Cromwell. Not content with puritan spoilsportedness and general dour-facedness, he only went and banned Christmas in the 1640s. Now, while we’d be all for banning certain parts of the festive season, namely the Iceland and Asda Christmas ads, we wouldn’t go as far as the ...

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  4. Walking in the air – our guide to winter walks

    November 22, 2013
    by | guides | seasonal

    This way for winter walkingRight now, with the sniffles and feeling disproportionately sorry for ourselves, the only walking likely to be done by most members of the Pitchup.com team is to the local shop for pepper and tabasco (medicinal Bloody Mary).


    But! Even though we think we will die every time with the ...

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  5. Dreaming of Paris in the springtime? Book it now!

    November 15, 2013
    by | destinations | pitchup.com news

    Pool at L'Anse du BrickFrench holiday parcs, we are finding after rapidly adding 52 of them (et counting), are Rather Swish (non, we don’t know The French For That).


    After a trade trip to la belle La Rochelle – with the Pitchup.com French speakers looking very fetching in their Pitchup.com T-shirts – we ...

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  6. From tanning salons to F1 racing tracks – our top ten Unexpected (and luxury) Extras

    November 7, 2013
    by | guides

    PoSHHuts, NorthumberlandWe have ranted pointed out previously about unimaginative types who think outdoor hols are all about tent camping (on a slope, in the rain and under a leak). Unimaginative and dwelling under a rock in recent years too, given that with the rise of glamping, even the likes of Mick ...

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