Author Archives: markbendle

Au revoir Auvergne

Au revoir Auvergne

Aiden Sawley visits a lesser known part of our closest neighbour France is a country that has always held a certain fascination for me – it’s a country that has always seemed a little aloof, where coo ...
Late runner

Late runner

A super-fit pensioner who started running as a way to keep fit when he retired has just completed his 100th marathon – AGED 71. Bill Mitchell joined the official 100 Marathon Club last month whe ...
A pilgrim’s progress

A pilgrim’s progress

A grandmother proved age is only a number when she trekked nearly 500 miles across Spain – just for the fun of it. Elena Mansell, 82, walked over 25 miles a day, completing the challenge in less ...