Diary: On the QT ...

The old saying "birds of a feather flock together" is often true about the advertising industry.

But if unquestionable proof of this were required, one need only travel to Primrose Hill at the weekend to check out two Sunday League football teams containing a huge flock of adland birds and their little chicks.Fallon's managing partner, Robert Senior; Grey's Dave Alberts; Digital UK's chief executive, Ford Ennals; and Pete Catanio, a director, all take their children down to the park to play football and, once the children have kicked off, have a game themselves.

All except Alberts, who has a hip injury. Also joining the team this week was the film star Jude Law ...

Guy Lambert, the joint managing director of OgilvyOne, clearly needs to smarten up his act (or his wardrobe) after he was recently mistaken for a creative. After moving his office into the agency's creative department, a hapless freelance wandered into his office asking who he was and what brief he was working on. Maybe it's time to stop wearing the ripped jeans, T-shirt, suit jacket combo, hey? A haircut would also help ...

What are the odds of an ad agency chief executive taking the Tube to a meeting and fortuitously bumping into a very important person? Well, Debbie Klein, WCRS's head honcho, decided to buck the industry trend of taking cabs everywhere and take her chances braving London's public transport system last week. And was she ever glad she did - who should plonk themselves down in the seats next to her but her two new senior Transport for London clients, proving that fortune does favour the brave ...

Paul Hammersley is never one to pass up an opportunity to schmooze and attempt to get the edge on his rivals for a new piece of business. The former DDB London chief executive pounced on the free seat next to The Guardian's marketing director, Marc Sands, at last week's Campaign Press Awards. The pair got on like old lovers.


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