Neil has worked in publishing, primarily design and editing. He was a London Taxi (Black Cabs) driver for ten years and more recently worked as a researcher and volunteer/events coordinator for Boathouse 4 in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Neil gained BA (Hons) in History as a mature student and currently works in adult social care. Angela (Smith) has a degree in Art History and a PhD in Combined Historical Studies (Warburg Institute, London). She spent over a decade teaching for Leicester University and currently lectures for the Arts Society.
Nearly 45 years ago Neil could be found walking to school with Angela. Now both have been reunited through their love of digging up the past.