On the good ship Aurora, the great and good of the marketing world meet and mingle as the wine flows freely. Except for the poor souls on the same table as a certain member of staff for disability charity Leonard Cheshire.
All food and drink on this particular jaunt is paid for using a credit card system, making it easier for attendees to claim back the excessive amounts of alcohol consumed on expenses.
However, after ordering a bottle of South African wine, said Leonard Cheshire employee decided that maybe such exuberance would not look good on the company’s accounts and attempted to recoup some of the funds from the other members of the table.
The response from his fellow diners, the Diary is informed, was less than charitable.