Tom Brady is the Director of a well-known local firm of Business Consultants, The Right Impression, who have an impressive portfolio of both independent and corporate clientele. Tom has agreed to write a topical article for us each month. If you have any business questions you would like Tom to address in the next edition, please send an email to our Editor Frances Andrew and Tom will do his best to respond.
A long-standing staple of British conversation has been the weather. ‘Hasn’t it been cold?’ ‘We haven’t had much of a summer’ is the gist of how it goes.
But this year there have meteorological catastrophes on a global scale that… Continue reading
In Altrincham, there has been a notable change in social and recreational activity in recent years, and it is a change for the better.
Altrincham residents associate the deterioration of the town with the opening of the Trafford Centre in… Continue reading
The result of the general election surprised us all, especially Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn.
According to the press, it looks like Jeremy Corbyn won the general election, although he didn’t. Labour came second but did much better that expected,… Continue reading
Our politicians have been having quite a time of it this past year. First we had the Brexit vote, which produced an unexpected ‘Leave Europe’ result that took everyone by surprise, including many of those who voted for it.
David… Continue reading
Not many were sad to see the final closure of the old Altrincham General hospital. It began life in Altrincham in 1853 as Lloyd’s Fever Hospital, has delivered an exemplary service to the citizens of Altrincham during its lifetime and… Continue reading
President Donald Trump is just getting his feet under the White House table after his unexpected election victory. This most unlikely candidate has become the President of the richest nation on earth and is now the leader of the free… Continue reading
Now that we have successfully survived another Christmas, with its ‘must go to’ parties and hugely excessive amounts of alcohol in many shapes and sizes, ate enough food to feed the Ulster Rifles, with a bit left over for the… Continue reading
For many, Christmas is a very special time of the year. Its origins are religious as it is the celebration of the birth of Christ, although this aspect has diminished with time, as has the adherence of Christian beliefs and… Continue reading
‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;
Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run.’
This is the opening verse of John Keats, ‘Ode to Autumn’… Continue reading
This saying is attributed to Harold Wilson when he was Prime Minister in 1964. Harold, famous for his pipe and Gannex raincoat, didn’t get much right as our leader, but he was spot on
with this one.
The former Prime Minister, David… Continue reading