Author Archives: markbendle

Really green super-food Buddha bowl

Really green super-food Buddha bowl

Creating the perfect Buddha bowl means getting a good balance of flavours and textures. This one has toasty roasted chickpeas and broccoli with fresh carrot, mixed leaves and a zingy dressing of lemon ...
Pensioner climbed Everest aged 76

Pensioner climbed Everest aged 76

A courageous widower defeated all odds as he completed an arduous trek up Mount Everest – aged 76. Widower David Richards embarked on an 11-day adventure as he scaled the mountains to reach the ...
The benefits of gardening

The benefits of gardening

The King’s Fund charity was commissioned by the National Gardens Scheme in 2015 to research the links between gardens, gardening and health. The final report clearly demonstrates how gardening can mak ...
Clean, green and sublimely serene

Clean, green and sublimely serene

Patricia Vine samples the serenity of Slovenia Slovenia is a country full of wonderful surprises. With castles, legends and dragons – it is a truly magical place. Nestled between four countries: Croat ...