Rarely do 12 goldfish and half the Harlequins rugby team appear in
the same place, unless your name is Graham Norton and you are
But this was the launch party for new agency Fuel. Sadly, one of the
dozen fish - all of which were given out as prizes - lasted little
longer than a CofE vicar at a satanic tea party.
One of the lucky winners put it into a glass of red wine and drank
PR Week cannot, of course, condone this sort of behaviour. Merlot is
best appreciated with red meat or possibly tuna steak at a stretch.
Goldfish, as most people know, need to be lightly grilled with garlic
butter to get the full flavour.
Descriptions of the evening ranged from ’a low-key knees up’ to ’a
groovy party’. Since these wildly differing accounts came from the
organiser, Gillian Waddell, in the same sentence, it is perhaps
unsurprising that others appear to have been likewise confused by 7am
the next day.
To this end, we have a final announcement: for the benefit of the
gentleman who phoned PR Week to ask what club he went to that night - it
was, we are reliably informed, Ten Rooms.