Press trip horror stories are ten a penny these days, but Bite
senior account manager Grant Currie manages to stand out.
When Currie arranged a one-to-one briefing for a hi-tech journalist and
a senior Oracle executive in Paris things started going wrong right from
Currie arranged to meet the journalist at Victoria. After four
unsuccessful circuits of the concourse it dawned on him that Eurostar
leaves from Waterloo.
A quick dash across town and Currie found the journalist, only to
realise that he had left his own passport at home and had only booked
Some fast talking and, according to Bite, a ’bit of old fashioned
bribery’, saw Currie get himself on board without a ticket or
Feeling he was on a roll, Currie completed the meeting before retiring
for some liquid refreshment where, after confidently ordering a couple
of ’beers’ in the local lingo, he instead found himself facing two
portions of apple crumble.