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Diary: On the QT ..

While Coca-Cola's marketing executives are clearly fond of their glamorous Hammersmith headquarters (who wouldn't be?), some have been forced out in recent weeks by a fire at the office that resulted in some serious damage.

This has forced some of the team to relocate to the offices of Coke's media agency, Vizeum, which has yet to reach bursting point in its new(ish) base near Charlotte Street. The question we're all asking is, how could they face being without Starbucks, Primark and TK Maxx when all Vizeum has on its doorstep is Roka, Fino and Pied a Terre? ...

Diary's Twitter spy has discovered an interesting tale from the offices of Graham Fink, the M&C Saatchi creative supremo. His placement team, Alex & Conrad, were so desperate for Fink to find the money to hire them that they sat up all night photocopying £36,000 from a £20 note. Desperate times call for desperate measures, as they say ...

Ever wondered who is the fastest billboard poster-paster in the West? It will surprise you to find out it is the former T4 presenter Steve Jones, who is so good he's set a world record. Jones, who now presents Sky's Guinness World Records Smashed! for his sins, put up a roadside billboard poster in a mean 55 minutes, 12 seconds - albeit ably helped by Clear Channel's finest bill posters, Mark and Mick. Jones should not let his marvellous feat go to his head though. It's the first time anyone's attempted the record, which would, therefore, make it pretty easy to smash ...

A mysterious man was spotted at the 300-strong women-only Wacl's "gather" event last week. Described as having dark, short and well-groomed hair, as well as hairy hands, he was sitting two rows from the back of the hall during a speech by Nicola Horlick, the president of Bramdean Asset Management. Did the Solus Club send out a spy to find out what the ladies were up to?

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