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Chuck Dalldorf

“While I enjoyed exploring Aldeburgh, it was far enough away that daily trips from the base on a bicycle were not realistic. I needed an easily accessible safe place, a home away from home, and The Green Man pub in Tunstall fit the bill. Tunstall’s only public house was linked to the Tolly Cobbold Brewery and meticulously operated by Reg and Monica Harper and their dog, Fred. The Harpers resided upstairs above the bar in the historic Victorian building.”

From ‘Notes From the Green Man’ – included in the showcase

“My narrative memoir is a long overdue love letter to the people of Suffolk, England, and to the beauty of the rural countryside. This story captures my experience as an 18-year-old U.S. Air Force aircraft mechanic arriving for duty in rural coastal Suffolk at RAF Bentwaters and RAF Woodbridge. The title of the book refers to three truisms: I was a very green, naive young man; I wore the drab green of an American GI; and luckily, I found a home in my local pub, The Green Man, in the village of Tunstall. Having grown up in New York City, I somehow magically stumbled into a completely different world that transformed my life. “ From the Introduction