7th April 2012

Embankment, London SW15 1LB

Being in Putney for the boat race may seem a bit perverse. You need to be at Mortlake to catch the (occasionally) thrilling finale, or, if it’s the HoRR, yes, you can witness the dozens of exhausted crews drag themselves up onto the embankment (when the event hasn’t been abandoned because of high winds). But…