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Trunk call

While the response from delegates at last week&#39s Money Marketing Top 100 Conference in Croydon was very positive, for one IFA, it went, well, swimmingly.

Syndaxi Financial Planning&#39s Robert Reid was looking to take advantage of the hotel&#39s swimming pool. With characteristic generosity, Rob lent his swimming trunks to fellow IFA Gareth Marr, offering to wear his old pair, only to discover they were a bit loose.

Unfortunately, the tie-string on his trunks was knotted and Rob just could not undo it. Not wanting to risk an embarrassing situation when he jumped into the water, he asked the leisure centre attendant if she had a pair of scissors that he could use to loosen the knot.

The helpful young lady offered instead to use her nails to undo the pesky knot and then when that didn&#39t work, proceeded to use her teeth to (ahem) tackle the problem.

The Diary can happily report that after much toing-and-froing, the young lady&#39s efforts were successful and Rob was able to enjoy his swim after all.

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