”I have two areas of speciality, medical malpractice and fine wines, but never at the same time.” – Axa's John Du Bois.
”I am standing on a terrace overlooking Lisbon and sipping a glass of wine. It is really stressful.” – Premier Mortgage Services head John Malone.
”He's the man from Del Monte.” – Hargreaves Lansdown's Ben Yearsley on colleague Tom McPhail wearing a stripy brown suit.
”I will be spending the weekend doing the garden and watching Big Brother. That is as exciting as my life gets these days.” – Bright Grey PR Mark Locke.
Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: email@example.com or tel: 0207 943 8037