No luck in Bramfield

Bramfield is a pretty place, situated 3 miles as the crow or jackdaw flies in a northwesterly direction from the county town of Hertford. Like many of our local villages, it’s origins begin deep in history and pre-date Norman Domesday records. At it’s centre is St Andrew’s Church, extensively renovated by…

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de Havilland, Speilberg and the Short Eared Owl

Hatfield’s flat expansive airfields and the iconic 1930’s Comet pub are strong childhood images, locked into my memory as I travelled with my family to compete in cross-country races north of London. This was a time long before the M25 encircled London when the North Circular Road was the main…

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