Flack: Long Football match, highest cricket match, and piles of bones!

While most of us were gorging on chocolate eggs, Finn Communications' account director Greg Felgate and account executive Simon Lynes helped break the world record for the longest football match to raise money for The Meningitis Trust and Kids Adventure. The 36-hour game saw Leeds Badgers beat Bristol Academy 285-255, with Felgate chipping in with a mere 42 goals - who needs Chelsea and Liverpool eh? 'I started to get blisters after 20 hours but the feeling at the end was fantastic,' says Felgate...

Speaking of endurance tests, spare a thought for Captive Minds CEO Marcus Chidgey, who is handling media for the world record attempt to play the world's highest cricket match. Chidgey is trekking to Gorak Shep, just above Mount Everest's base camp. Doing media relations with only 30 per cent of oxygen compared to sea level? No heavy breathing down the phone now, Chidgey...

When Sarah Stimson, MD of PR job site UnicornJobs.com, used the Easter weekend to knock down a rotting shed in her back garden, she made a grisly discovery. Underneath the flooring was a pile of bones 'too large' to be a cat or a dog. She said: 'Policemen turned up and couldn't decide if they were animal or human. Some of the bones have been sent off for analysis and we are waiting to hear from them. We're not allowed to touch the site until then.' Eek...

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