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Scouting for boys

In the first of an occasional series, the Diary sets about finding out the deepest darkest secrets of the PR fraternity. Although most would think butter would not melt in her mouth, we can reveal the scout hut shame of Aegon&#39s consummate PR professional Ms Lesley “leisurely” McPherson.

Entrusted as a girl guide patrol leader to take her team on a backwoods adventure, Leisurely led them straight to the scout hut to, as she claims, hang about.

When discovered, she was offered demotion or quitting by the guiding powers that be. Rightly so. What would become of the world if guides were to consort with scouts willy-nilly, so to speak. Leisurely, to her credit, chose exile.

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