Author Archives: markbendle

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 ...
Threat to the NHS

Threat to the NHS

As one of those born just before the NHS was founded, I am passionately dedicated to its future provision. I have just read the article in June MT “Can we afford our NHS?”. I am constantly surprised t ...
Molehill out of a mountain

Molehill out of a mountain

While I do NOT want to detract from David Richard’s achievement – to say he climbed Everest when he walked to base camp is far from correct. There is a lot of difference! I have walked the Tour ...