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Oarsome Hammersmith

There’s so much more to Hammersmith than getting hammered during the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Here are 12 reasons why you should visit this London beauty spot, my London home for the last 5 years. It’s perfect for a riverside amble Start your walk at the base of Hammersmith Bridge. Head up Lower Mall…

A DAY AT THE RACES

It’s The Races today. Not Ascot, silly: The Oxford and Cambridge! I’ve always been a Cambridge supporter. Why? It was all about Maurice, the luminous 1987 Merchant Ivory film set in Cambridge, with James Wilby and a floppy-haired Hugh Grant. Cambridge seemed the most romantic place on the planet. I imagined every rower there was a Hugh Grant,…