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•Your colleague will talk to me, I did the jitterbug with him last night.” – Polhill PR Despina Constantinides.

•”I&#39ve never seen anything like it, not in 40 years in financial services.” – MM columnist Julian Gibbs on hearing that the bar was shut during speeches at a recent Polhill party.

•”I don&#39t think I&#39ve gone without a drink for seven days since I became a journalist 12 years ago.” – Penrose PR Claire Burston.

•”You don&#39t have to take me anywhere fancy on a date.A pizza would do” – Penrose PR Louise Hatch on how one can be spoilt by working lunches in fancy restaurants

•”I never lie. I am not actually capable of lying.”- Hatch.

•”I&#39m currently planning on the back of 12 fag packets.” – Head of Bankhall Investment Solutions Jamie Farquhar discusses technology solutions.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor John Greenwood, email: john.greenwood@centaur.co.uk or tel: 0207 943 8036.

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