Fleishman-Hillard’s consumer marketing director Janet Salvoni took
time off from family therapy this week to tell me the latest on sister
Debra recently cropped up in Changing Rooms, BBC 2’s show about folk
decorating their neighbours’ homes.
This appearance, in which Colin reveals how nice it is when Debra paints
in the garden because ’it gets her out of the house’, saw her variously
described in the press as ’having a touch of Ivan the Terrible’ and
being a ’self-confessed follower of Hyacinth Bucket interior
Debra’s high-profile does not, apparently, stem from any sisterly
’I certainly don’t give her PR advice. It’s obviously a natural
instinct,’ says Janet. ’The funny thing is that, following the
programme, a lot of F-H people said there were aspects of Debra that
reminded them of me.
Particularly, when she kept saying: ’I don’t want to be difficult,