Author Archives: markbendle

Is technology ageist?

Is technology ageist?

I totally agree with Julia Davey’s opinion on computers (issue no.289), having had a similar experience re computer technology. As to it being an ‘ageist’ problem this is rubbish. My son-in-law works ...
Dangerous clutter

Dangerous clutter

I am writing about your story in the Mature Times, when clutter becomes a health hazard. I know a couple of people like this, one of them in his 70s lives alone, always out for meals, socialising, not ...
Not-so-smart meters

Not-so-smart meters

Having been with our supplier for some time, we found ourselves last year being constantly telephoned and nagged by them to install a Smart Meter. Being told that we could not benefit from a lower tar ...
Seller beware

Seller beware

I wonder if you would print a warning to other readers regarding selling a house with solar panels? My buyers were desperate to buy my house but the mortgage company would not allow me to keep the pay ...