The drawing in an earlier blog was done by Christine from memory. She thinks it was like this when she was about 8 or 9 years old, therefore sometime in the 1950s.
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By now, there won’t be many residents of Metfield who don’t know about Christine’s passion for preserving Metfield’s history and her soon-to-be-published book METFIELD Tales from a Suffolk Village 1928–2017. BUT, did you know she’s also a bit of an artist on the quiet? Definitely a woman with hidden talents! Here’s her rendering of Squire’s … Continue reading She’s not just a pretty face!
My name is Christine Brennan. I’ve lived most of my life in Metfield. My parents worked hard, I had a happy childhood and I’m still married to my childhood sweetheart. I think of myself as ordinary. But I’ve spent the past six years doing something that has changed that. I’ve gone and written a book! … Continue reading I’ve gone and written a book!
METFIELD Tales from a Suffolk Village could, of course, be any Suffolk village, but at the same time it is most distinctively not. For me, it starts with names, the names that keep coming back and back, names that I knew for the short time I passed through Metfield – Rusted, Eastaugh, Reilly, Shadbolt, Hubbard, … Continue reading Rachel Kellett, former resident of Metfield, talks about the book…