Cragie Taylor’s young account manager, Emily Caroe, has been
experiencing the full gamut of PR’s ups and downs.
In a promising start, Caroe found herself in Lanzarote to see her client
off in a mini-transit yacht race. Sadly, she was scheduled to leave sun
and sea all too quickly to fly back to lovely Rochester in Kent to do
her bit at the glamour-packed Professional Darts Championship.
But the start of the yacht race was delayed by two days because of a
torrential storm, making her late for the start of the darts
As if this weren’t enough, having finally arrived back in sun-splashed
Britain, a five-hour ’journey’ via the M25 meant she was even further
Caroe arrived just in time to see the eventual winner, Phil ’The Power’
Taylor, cruise through the quarter finals.
Bizarrely, Caroe claims to be pleased to have left Lanzarote. ’Darts is
such good fun,’ she giggles, without a hint of irony. ’I was calling
friends from Lanzarote who have Sky TV to turn the volume up so I could
hear who was winning.’
Caroe also claims that darts players are now keen fitness fanatics and
points out they don’t drink on stage anymore. It all seems to be taking
dedication a little too far.