Diary: And finally ..

Anyone remember The Wonder Years? Well, Maurice Levy, the Publicis Groupe chairman, has taken a leaf out of the lead character Kevin's book. He was fond of an internal monologue, as is Levy, judging by his new year's address to his agencies.

The online film (http://bit.ly/4yDvFn) sees the suave Frenchman composing an all-staff e-mail. "Maybe I should try to be closer to ze people," he ponders with a Gallic twang.

Creating an online film is a step in the right direction, Maurice - just don't start dancing on your desk to Tonight's Gonna Be A Good Night ...