Angela Hoppe Kingston studied painting at Bath Academy of Art, is a leading member of the Watercolour Society of Wales and the Welsh Group, and has exhibited her work in Wales, London, Ireland and at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Alun Isaac
is the editor, reader and marketing manager of Apecs Press Caerleon. He enjoyed a successful career in management in the mining industry, working in the Rhymney, Sirhowy and Taff Valleys before entering the academic world at Cardiff University.
Part of his work at Cardiff has been the rehabilitation of the Roman Gold Mine at Dolaucothi (a National Trust property), which features in
Tales of Gold.
He held the post of University Reader until 1999. In addition to publishing, he also operates as an education and management consultant.


Margaret Isaac read English at the University of Wales, Cardiff before entering the teaching profession.
She has taught children from 4 years to 18 years and also student teachers at Gwent College of Higher Education, now the University of Wales College, Newport.
She is an independent inspector of schools in Wales and England and serves on the governing body of a local Welsh Primary School.
Her work is inspired by a lifelong interest in Celtic culture.

Barbara Crow was educated at the Slade School of Fine Art, Bristol and the University of Wales Aberystwyth. She has illustrated for numerous publishers including Heinemann, Thames and Hudson and Oxford University Press.


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