Author Archives: markbendle

Blast from the past

Blast from the past

A woman who desperately seeks a wartime husband lives her entire life in a world frozen in 1939 – and she only ever uses an outside toilet. Joanna Francis doesn’t own a television or compu ...
Honeymoon ‘old up

Honeymoon ‘old up

An OAP couple with a combined age of 172 have tied the knot – but can’t go on honeymoon because of hospital appointments. Thomas Mensforth, 85, and Emily Stephenson, 87, first met half a c ...