Uri Geller may have bent a few canteens of cutlery in his time but
now, thanks to Mark Borkowski, he can claim a more in ya face dimension
to his act.
Borkowski recently met Geller to discuss his involvement in future PR
for BT’s new Internet service LineOne. He was unable to resist the
temptation of asking Geller to perform, but, in exchange, offered to
demonstrate his own party turn: the old ’tea spoon up the nostril’
Thus tempted, Geller proceeded to bend a tea spoon - while it was stuck
up the Mark Borkowski PR MD’s hooter.
’It was amazing,’ Borkowski tells me. ’He just stroked the spoon’s shaft
and it started curling up inside my nose. It even carried on bending
when I took it out.’
Ever one to get close to his clients, Borkowski says he picked up the
trick from his circus entertainer client Jim Rose during the early hours
of an Edinburgh Festival morning.
Fresh from his triumph with Uri Geller, does Borkowski now have any
showbiz aspirations himself? ’I certainly don’t wish to perform on
stage,’ he insists. ’In smoky rooms, maybe, but certainly not in
Visitors to the offices of Mark Borkowski PR may well, however, be
advised to decline sugar with their tea.