PROs relax in many different ways: ex-European president of Ogilvy
PR Paul Philpotts has spent the downtime prior to joining Square Mile as
chief executive of its corporate division putting the finishing touches
to his home cinema.
In a bid for that authentic cinema experience he has spent a couple of
thousand pounds on purchasing a projection screen, state of the art DVD
player, plus special super woofer and bass shaker speakers for his
’I have been gradually acquiring the equipment over the past year and
have finally got round to installing it properly,’ said Philpotts.
Favouring loud and violent films, Philpotts has a special interest in
science fiction and action movies. His favourite movies include the Die
Hard series and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Like many hobbies, Philpotts’ love of cinema borders on addiction as he
buys an estimated six or seven DVDs per month. His next major purchase
is expected to be the Hollywood blockbuster Independence Day, which is
due for DVD release any day now.
According to Philpotts it was either going to be the home cinema or a
In fact after reading last week’s diary story about Roger Fennings’
guitar playing. Philpotts would like to throw down a challenge to jam
with Fennings on a few choice cuts.