Ripples In A Pond

By Brian Megaw | October 13, 2022

Ripples in a Pond “All my reporting life, I have thrown small pebbles into a very large pond, and have no way of knowing whether any pebble caused the slightest ripple. I don’t need to worry about that. My responsibility was the effort.” Martha Gellhorn, Journalist, b.1908, d. 1998 I recently came across this quote [...]

Confessions of a Review Addict

By Brian Megaw | September 17, 2022

Confessions of a Review Addict Coming back from feeding out lucerne bailage to the horses, which happens daily over the winter and early Spring here at River Valley, I stopped by the mailbox and checked for any mail. Amongst the various items in the mail was a big green A4 envelope. Boldy printed on the [...]

Doers or Viewers?

By Brian | February 25, 2019

Doers or Viewers? We had a very negative, but short, Trip Advisor review the other day. The issue appeared to be that we would not give out our business Wi-Fi password to a guest while we were upgrading our customer Wi-fi service with new equipment. Of course, if the customer had needed the service for [...]

You “Liked” That? So What!

By Brian | August 31, 2018

You “Liked” that? So What! Social Media is a great platform for articulating your views. But think about this. How often do you click the “like” button for things that resonate with you. How often do we show our support or agreement by clicking a thumbs up, or when we really like something, we share [...]

Whose Talking To You?

By Brian | May 21, 2018

Have you thought about unsubscribing from the River Valley Newsletter, Blog or Social Media? Why This (To Me) Extreme Measure? My groaning Inbox. Every morning, and then it seems at intervals throughout  the day another flood of emails arrives. A handful work related, the odd one from friends, a few newsletters that I have signed […]

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