CAMPAIGN DIARY: Why would Cracknell want to keep cruise to Barbados to himself?

While some of you have to go to such inglorious locations as Basingstoke or West Hartlepool for a face-to-face with clients, there are those who are blessed with accounts that have slightly more exotic potential.

While some of you have to go to such inglorious locations as

Basingstoke or West Hartlepool for a face-to-face with clients, there

are those who are blessed with accounts that have slightly more exotic

potential.



Cue Andrew Cracknell, the chairman and executive creative director of

Ammirati Puris Lintas who, as we speak, is sunning himself in Barbados

on the Oriana with P&O.



The boat is evidently full of fellow P&O staff, which we suppose has to

be marginally preferable to the more usual blue-rinse brigade, and

Cracknell is sampling the best that the Oriana can offer. For research

purposes, naturally.



There’s the food, the drink, the scantily clad ladies, the deck quoits

and oh, the sunshine, of course. Unfortunately for Crackers, however,

there’s also the wife. Spouses were invited along and, being a decent

sort, he couldn’t not tell her



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