Author Archives: markbendle

Youth hostels

Youth hostels

I was interested to read Madeleine Ferrar’s article, especially as I have over the years visited many hostels, and being a life member of the Youth Hostels Association. I thought that I must wri ...
Family support for autism

Family support for autism

We’ve been able to help with special tuition fees for a relative who is on the autistic spectrum. Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) involves one-to-one tuition and interactive sessions with a trained ...
The value of the pound

The value of the pound

This pending referendum about Britain leaving the E.U. For us pensioners there is only one major issue – the value of the pound, our pensions and savings. At the moment the pound value is plungi ...
Smart meters

Smart meters

Dear Sir Re: Your article in the April issue of Mature Times – ‘Smart Meters explained’. I would like to tell you of the experience my wife and I had regarding these: I was contacted by e.on (our Gas ...