Author Archives: markbendle

A crafty way to spend time

A crafty way to spend time

The shortening of the days and the onset of less clement weather has made me think of what activities and events my social companion and I can look forward to over autumn and winter. Walking is always ...
Edna still has a job at 100-years-old

Edna still has a job at 100-years-old

Sprightly Edna Bateman puts the secret of long life down to hard work – as she still has a job at 100-years-old. The mum-of-three still puts in the hours as a volunteer at the Rotherham Hospice ...
Fire in the Ballroom at The Peacock

Fire in the Ballroom at The Peacock

Robert Tanitch reviews Burn the Floor at The Peacock, London WC2 Burn the Floor is ballroom dancing but not as you know it.  It has been reinvented and placed within a contemporary setting. Founded in ...