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Diary: On the QT ..

Whoever answers the following question deserves an all-expenses paid trip to the French Riviera: Which creative director of a top-flight London shop has booked three (yes, three) different flights to Cannes, ensuring that he'd definitely get out to the South of France for the Lions, irrespective of any changes to his work schedule? ...

Word has reached Diary that it was a tough week over at Golden Square for M&C Saatchi after its toilets ended up blocked and shut down during a crucial day in which investors from overseas popped in for a visit ...

Search teams are poring over CCTV footage of the aftermath of DDB London's pre-Cannes party last week, after it emerged that over the course of the evening, someone had managed to trouser a five-foot antique treasure chest jammed full of beach towels ...

A senior management team over at DraftFCB were left stunned after bigwigs Nigel Jones and Enda McCarthy were spotted scrabbling through change for a taxi outside the agency as their office manager nonchalantly pulled up in a sparkling chauffeur-driven Mercedes ...

And the prize this week for the oddest PR effort goes to the Edinburgh-based agency Story, which is proudly touting its sponsorship of the Scottish under-11s' Lacrosse Championship. All eight children will be wearing shirts sporting the Story logo at the British Pop Lacrosse Championships ...

Ever wondered what founders of digital agencies did in the years before the worldwide interweb came into existence? Log on to YouTube and enter "Tin Gods" (the name of Agency.com's Andy Hobsbawn rock band from the 80s) to find out ...

Calling all swimmers (or well-toned adlanders who might want to show off their bods). Take part in the Breastrokes 1km swim in The Serpentine in aid of Cancer Research UK on 28 July. Fallon is backing the event. For more information, log on to www.outdoorswimmingsociety.com.

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