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Diary: On the QT ..

Following her departure from Walker Media, Christine Walker is not planning a quick return to the business. A quick skim over her itinerary reads as follows: seven weeks in the South of France, a family holiday in Australia, and a girls' holiday in South America. And well deserved, too ...

Staying on a travel theme, and a Walker Media theme, Phil Geogiardis has also been heard talking about some time away, in the less salubrious surroundings of a brand new seafront beach hut in Dorset ...

Word comes to Diary that Agency Republic gave our wonderful website Brand Republic a tentative call to bemoan the similarity in the names. We now feel obliged to warn the Dominican Republic that it too may be about to receive a phone call ...

Jim Kelly proved he's not the sort of captain to go down with a sinking ship. The head honcho of the now defunct United London didn't even turn up for work on the agency's last day ...

Is there a case of the green-eyed monster at Mediaedge:cia? Last week, Steve Hatch, the managing director, and Jim Taylor, the regional director MEC Retail EMEA, launched their tome Rigorous Magic. Not to be outdone, the UK chief executive, Tom George, was eager to remind anyone that would listen about his own literary gem, a four-part book on using computers at work, which was published in 1988.

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