HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF SWINDON?

SWINDON’S RAILWAY VILLAGE — THANKS TO LIS MCDERMOTT FOR THE IMAGE

SWINDON — have you ever heard of it? In many parts of the world I can almost guarantee you will not have heard of it. It’s my home, it’s been my home and the base of my professional life since 1991. That’s 30 years. I was not born here.

Swindon is a great place to live and bring up a family. I say that as someone who was brought up very close to the world famous city of Bath — a city I love yet a city that…