More from: Humour

How to stay sane during isolation

Stuck inside to stay safe from COVID-19? We’ve got you. Spoiler alert: alcohol and food are among them. As the coronavirus pandemic are forcing people into social distancing or isolation, people are being forced into intense confinement, sometimes inclose quarters for long periods of time. Being alone most of the day elicits strange behaviour, especially […]

Event coffee culture: a guide

We, as event professionals, live on coffee. The idea of not drinking coffee to stave of boredom or the inevitable hangover is an alien thought.   Coffee is so much a part of event management culture that the idea of not drinking it is as foreign as the idea of having to explain the variants […]

Eccentric Assassination by Corporatisation?

What’s the collective noun for a group of exhibition organisers? A Grump, perhaps a Reflective? Recently, I was in the company of a group of organiser grandees. An impassioned, transformational, entrepreneurial group you’d ever wish to meet. The conversation turned contemplative, as it does, as they reminisced about people they had known over the years […]

Panic if you hear…

If you find yourself in hospital, or at a medical event, decode the slang.  ·         3H enema – Enema that is “high, hot, and a hell of a lot.” Reputedly given to patients who give staff a hard time. ·         3P’s – Pill, Permissiveness and Promiscuity (relates to female patients with sexually transmitted disease) ·         […]