Jeremy’s Blog

  • Promises Promises August 24, 2017 - So we have a “snap election”. Some election bribes have been offered out (students clearly being part of Labour’s target market) and of course politicians on all sides are offering
  • Parties and Profit August 24, 2017 - How do you measure success? Bottom line profit? Achieving targets? Company growth? Of course, financial results are incredibly important to all businesses but that is not really how I judge
  • “Getting Better Never Stops” March 13, 2017 - Although not any sort of rugby expert, I do enjoy watching Rugby Union. The Six Nations has been interesting this season – England’s winning run equalling the world record and
  • Keep Calm but Let’s not just Carry On November 24, 2016 - The current affairs discussion group seems to be growing in popularity – we regularly have slightly more residents than can comfortably sit round a table these days. It remains broadly
  • Olympics at Middleton Hall August 23, 2016 - The Rio Olympics have drawn to a close.  Britain has again exceeded expectations.  Who would have thought in 1996 after the Atlanta Olympics (Britain 1 Gold Medal; 36th place in
  • Business and Crossing the Road June 21, 2016 -   This is the third blog that I have written since the last one on our website. The previous two turned into political rants which I self-censored.  There are plenty
  • Middleton Hall Meets The Haka March 22, 2016 - This week we completed the sixth session of some training for all the team at Middleton Hall. I would not describe myself as a trainer in any way, however, I
  • “You’re fired. Really?” January 14, 2016 - “You’re fired. Really?” I generally claim to not watch much television. The youngest member of the family always feels she can add to my education and being a smart 13 year
  • Standards and Making a Difference December 4, 2015 - I spent yesterday at the ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators, the representative group for retirement villages in the UK) AGM, Board Meeting and Forum in central London.  A room full
  • Diary Dilemmas October 12, 2015 - Jeremy Walford, Managing Director at Middleton Hall leads volunteer reading group in which current affairs are discussed by residents.