"One was late, one was a total no-show and two cried off the day before - they at least had the politeness to tell us. I was gobsmacked. Is this a Gen Y thing or am I just getting old? I just remember the efforts I went to, to get into this industry xx years ago. Are we just not sexy any more?" - G Wheeler on the industry's graduate recruitment crisis
"It feels authentic, truly of Indian culture but based in Britain. It's charming and sells the product without feeling like a hard sell. Sounds like there was some interesting planning behind 'why Britain loves curry' too. Great, great stuff." - Rob Mortimer on JWT's recent Patak's campaign
"Recently, GMTV asked me to go along and talk about alcohol advertising on morning TV. When I got there, I found it was a bit of a stitch-up. The interview was actually about banning alcohol advertising. And I was supposed to be the bad guy." - Dave Trott, Trott goes on and on and on
"I love these ads. They're so friggin' weird. I shall eat two Rocky biscuits in celebration of fun work still being bought in a recession." - Hollie Newton on Mother's "biscuit advisory board" campaign for Fox's.