Forget go-karting and Outward Bound courses, Cohn and Wolfe healthcare
director Martin Ellis has devised a new way to inspire greatness in his
All one needs is a restaurant which serves whitebait, buckets of Becks
beer,some straws and you have...(drum roll)...The Whitebait Swimming
The beer is drunk in order to use the ice buckets as scaled-down
swimming pools. Each team member then picks their fishy contender and
places it at the starting line.
The miniscule scaly athletes are then blown across the surface of the
water with straws. Winners and ‘finalists’, one assumes, then order more
The result is a beer-drenched, but happy, group who have successfully
bonded while demonstrating their mental and manual dexterity within a
Note: rules of the game advise that staff members should be tiddley
before embarking on this morale-boosting exercise. As with many silly
drinking games the point only becomes clear when your vision isn’t.
Edited by Rebecca Dowman