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•”I’ll be fishing for sharks in Tobago.” – TMP’s Richard Craven on his alternative to the traditional Christmas.•”Kids catch viruses from other kids and transform them into mega-mutant viruses.” – Chelsea Financial Services Ben Larter catches another bug from his baby.•”‘Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow.’ I don’t find it particularly amusing.” – IFA Keith Mitchelson has his computer system jammed by an email from Cofunds.•”I keep my phone on just in case anyone calls with an interesting question, so I don’t get bored.” Even Christmas Day won’t stop Hargreaves Lansdown Mark Dampier from working.•”I feel like I’ve set a good example. His desk is an absolute bomb-site now.” Dampier again, on how colleague Ben Yearsley has changed since moving near him.•”The captain’s of our PR ship are absent.” Someone at the AITC clearly misses the PR team.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: alison.bone@centaur.co.uk or tel: 0207 943 8037

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