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“He may have hair like Leo Sayer but you
can tell there is a tape recorder whirring in that head. Do you think
if you press the sideburns, they are the rewind and erase buttons.”
– IMA director of regulation, investment and taxation Julie Patterson
muses on the Money Marketing editor’s hairstyle and journalistic
abilities at Paul Smee’s leaving drinks.

“Great bone structure.” – Patterson again on rival trade body AITC
head honcho Daniel Godfrey.

“It says in brackets, soon to include the IFP.” -Former Sofa
chairman Peter Williams on his Sofa lapel badge to IFP chief
executive Nick Cann.

“Who was that?” – Cann later on.

“I generally sound pretty fuzzy but more so over the phone.” – RCH
Communications PR Richard Hurst.

“I once had a guy compose me an opera. That’s a little strange,
isn’t it?” – Mortgage Express PR Daniela Conte on past loves.

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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