Former associate director Kate McFerran was more excited than anyone else, emailing Flack a picture of her celebrating the award on her honeymoon in Bora Bora, glass of Taittinger in hand. She said: 'I have now decided that if I do enter any future awards, I should probably jet to Bora Bora, just in case it turns out to be my good luck charm.'
2. The Natural History Museum Ice Rink has opened, signalling that winter really is upon us. Amazing Media, which is promoting the venue, organised the launch event last week. Flack spotted several hacks wobbling around the rink. Perhaps the mulled wine should have been consumed after their turn on the ice? Note to self.
3. The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa team took mascot Zakumi to the World Travel Market this week. But officials were unhappy with his 'naughty' behaviour. It appears that Zakumi only lavished attention on female attendees.