Flack: Distinguished introduction

Alastair Campbell was given a distinguished introduction before his speech in front of some of the biggest hitters in the industry at the European Communications Summit in Brussels last week.

After recounting Campbell's successes as a comms chief, the German MC then recounted the great man's illustrious career in journalism, starting with his sterling work at soft porn title Forum ...

PPL director and Music PR stalwart Jonathan Morrish and celebrity publicist Gary Farrow embarked on a luvvie love-in at the O2 Silver Clef Awards Luncheon last Friday. The two clashed over who was the most famous - both insisting the other was higher up the A-list. At the same event, Flack was heartbroken after teenage boyband JLS' overzealous PR and management team refused a snap with the reality TV singers. Didn't they know who I was? No? OK then ...

Finally, PROs at Quadrant Media & Communications in South Wales found themselves imprisoned against their will in a Gothic castle last week. But this was no fairytale kidnap - a cherry picker had broken the drawbridge at Wales' Castle Coch, trapping everyone inside before they were rescued by the fire brigade. Director Warren Carr said: 'We had quite a bit of time to kill, so between us we made a few calls and almost every media outlet in Wales turned up.' God bless the PRO's best friend - the slow news day ...

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