DIARY: The road to paradise, via railway purgatory

Little did two intrepid PR Week staff know what they were getting into when they set off on a visit to Craigie Taylor International’s Surrey offices recently.

Little did two intrepid PR Week staff know what they were getting into

when they set off on a visit to Craigie Taylor International’s Surrey

offices recently.



After missing their train due to a malfunctioning tube, the pair

boarded the next train which got as far as Epsom before stopping for

good, courtesy of a lorry hitting a bridge.



Next our city slickers tumbled out and hailed a black cab. The cabbie

consulted his atlas to find the village and, on letting a vehicle

pass, remarked that: ‘they don’t get many cars round here’.



But country living did pick up when they reached their destination - two

and a half hours after setting off. Craigie Taylor’s welcome was as warm

as a summer meadow.



Deborah James, a Craigie Taylor director, says: ‘Our location is not

usually a problem. The gods obviously felt that the PR Week duo hadn’t

had a stressed enough day.



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