Bert & Dickie: the Olympics start here

Girl on the River will be Girl on the Couch tonight, glued to the BBC’s perfectly timed Olympic drama, Bert & Dickie, starring Matt Smith (aka Dr. Who) and Sam Hoare, which recounts the true story of British rowers Bert Bushnell and Dickie Burnell in the...
Is rowing hard?

Is rowing hard?

One of the searches that most frequently leads people to Girl on the River is the question, “Is rowing hard?”  Daley Thompson doesn’t seem to think so; in the rather unseemly row that has developed over who will light the Olympic flame, he was pretty...