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“I have to make all my business calls from the shed.” – An IFA is forced outside by his wife.

“As we’re all likely to get picked on tonight, let me contrib-ute.” – Destini Radnor MD Barry Thorpe cracks the ice with female guests at the Women’s IFA Group dinner.

“Inside me is a skinny woman screaming to get out but I can usually shut the bitch up with some cake.” – Blooms-bury Financial Planning’s Carolyn Corless.

“That’s because he only had one photograph taken.” – Capital City Media’s Mike Richards on why Franklin Templeton always uses the same image of Benjamin Franklin on all its marketing material.

“That is the life office equivalent of Leonard Cohen.” Syndaxi Financial Planning’s Robert Reid describes a particularly mundane piece of protection marketing material.

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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