Bunny boilers and Milk Tray men were out in force last week at
Partners BDDH, which celebrated Christian Aid Week by getting staff to
pay the princely sum of pounds 5 to woo a lucky target.
While certain men showered the objects of their affections with
chocolate and Champagne (yawn, how original), one filthy female planner
penned a short story for her betrothed: "If you were kind, you'd call it
erotic writing. Others called it porn," one blushing observer shuddered.
However, we hear the man who received it said it was the best week of
(A tip here - get out more).
A certain Paul Blockey won hearts with his imaginative idea of making
his lady's office into an Alice in Wonderland set. "Drink me!" implored
the labels on the bottles scattered around the room.
And Matthew Anderson scored brownie points after coming in early to
litter the whole agency floor with bits of screwed up paper. "Kate, my
life is rubbish without you", they all mourned - clearly with less
concern for the world's rainforests.
There was more bite to Steve Nicholls' wooing, though. Nicholls, who'd
been to the dentist the same week to get a wisdom tooth removed, stuck
said molar onto a piece of paper, declaring "I'd give my eye tooth for
you." Lucky girl.
Everything from pizzas and flowers to cold pints of beer were delivered
to lucky wooees - but whoever hung the blow-up doll from the rafters in
the library to highlight their plight if spurned has clearly watched too
many episodes of Frost.
And the agency showed it was following the shinnanegans of the
forthcoming General Election by holding its own lipstick election.
Masochistic staff parted with their hard-earned cash to vote which lucky
management bod would suffer the humiliation of donning a dress and
make-up for a day. Mr Toaldo, we think you'll look stunning in your