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• “It&#39s very exciting sitting beside a rock star, breathing the same air as him. Sometimes I even swap cups so I can drink from his.” – Very excited Lansons PR discusses rock star Richard Winder.

•”He&#39s already so huge, I reckon he&#39ll be driving by the age of one.” – Birmingham Midshires PR Matt Grayson as the ultimate proud dad.

•”Did you know that badminton was introduced to the Olympics in 1992? I know lots of facts like that, I just don&#39t know anything about finance.” – Bloomberg Money editor Julian Marr.

•”I&#39m a bit insulted. Nobody at Bright Grey has asked me to take my clothes off yet.” – Bright Grey operations director Paddy Lynch on not making the cut for the internal nude calendar.

•”I need to be careful, I&#39m pacing myself for 6.30.” – Bright Grey communications director Jackie Alexander.

•”Could you tell me the way to the toilet?” – Intelligent Finance PR to member of staff at Sanderson Hotel, London. Reply: “No sir, we do not have a toilet. However, we do have a restroom which is upstairs.”

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: or tel: 0207 943 8037


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