Author Archives: markbendle

Sex, drugs and rock and roll

Sex, drugs and rock and roll

A few days ago I happened to pick up a copy of Mature Times from my local library, and quite interested to see that it is directed at my age group i.e. the older section of the population. 50 years ag ...
Could you save a life?

Could you save a life?

Up to 59 per cent of deaths from injury might have been prevented with first aid According to new research commissioned by the British Red Cross nearly 60 per cent of deaths from injury may have been ...
Britain’s oldest cat

Britain’s oldest cat

Britain’s oldest cat is finally getting the quiet retirement he deserves, after he was found dumped at a feline rehoming centre. The owners of pensioner puss Banjo may not have realised they had a pot ...
Exercise your choice

Exercise your choice

Richard Burton implies (Get Moving, Sept 2016) you can lose weight by exercising, however, he fails to mention it could well take an hour at the gym – incidentally working up an appetite for lun ...