The Very British ‘Henley Royal Regatta’ Came To Be This Day 178-Years Ago; March 26, 1839.

by Anura Guruge

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I wore something SIMILAR to the gentleman on the extreme right, a striped blazer, though mine was lighter in color and a straw boater — though mine was much more colorful.

Ah! Henley.

I have (as yet) only had the honor and pleasure of attending JUST once, in 1983. I was Customer Support Manager for Northern Telecom (UK) and we had a hospitality tent to reward our major customers.

It was a blast.

Had to go shopping for the blazer and boater. Had to have a new ribbon installed to match my colorful flamboyance. Loved it.

I used to know Henley the ‘village’ quite well — BUT, alas, just one Regatta.

Is there ANY WAY that that might get rectified.

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