About the Author:
Born and raised in Whitwell, Derbyshire, Angela Atkinson moved to Swindon in the 1990s and is now a Swindon enthusiast and ‘born again Swindonian’. She worked at Swindon’s Research Councils for a number of years. Following early retirement, she undertook voluntary work and gained a 1st Class Joint English Hons degree. She now runs a small business, AA Editorial Services, is a trustee of Swindon Civic Voice and runs her Swindon blog, Swindonian.me, a personal celebration of the town.