"a sort of Alfred Wainwright meets Simon Schama with some Bill Bryson genes thrown in for a laugh." (The Cumberland News)
Anton Hodge grew up in Perth before attending university in Edinburgh where he obtained a degree in Latin and Ancient History. Having lived in Cambridge and Cumbria, he is now based in North Yorkshire where he works for the Local Authority.
In 2008, Anton helped to form Gretna Football Club 2008 from the ashes of the now defunct Scottish Premier League Club, Gretna FC, becoming the club's Chairman in its inaugural year.
He has written three books: The Great Wall of Britain and The Border - a History in 10½ Chapters are currently available in traditional format and Kindle. His third book, "In Black and White" was published in autumn 2015.