Author Archives: markbendle

A letter from Emilce Rees – Foraging

A letter from Emilce Rees – Foraging

There are chestnuts trees in London but most of them produce chestnuts which are thin as wafers – I know for a fact that Chinese people know where the good, plump chestnuts are but it’s a closely guar ...
Navigating unchartered waters

Navigating unchartered waters

The U.K. is moving into uncharted waters. Never have so many lived for so long. Fifty years ago only around one in ten of the population were over 65. Today it is one in six and expected to reach one ...
Inheritance tax take on the increase

Inheritance tax take on the increase

Whilst those who are liable to pay inheritance tax are fairly modest in overall number terms, just 28,100 estates according to recent figures released by the Inland Revenue, the amount of money that t ...