2. 'Freddie' Flintoff has socks appeal. The cricketer is one of several celebrities taking part in MandMDirect.com's Christmas Socks Appeal for charities including Help for Heroes, the AF Foundation, the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and The White Ribbon Alliance. Mission Media is handling media for the campaign.
3. Spare a thought for Amazing Media founder Jacquie Chalmers. While Flack was inside the impressive (and warm) Union Chapel in Islington on Monday, watching indie band Editors kick off Mencap's Little Noise Sessions, Chalmers was outside in the cold, making sure journalists were able to get in.