Neil will be embarking on a "world" tour, consisting of America and... well, America (edit: and Europe too, as it turns out), while our new editor David Moynihan will be starting on Monday.
This week, Simon interviewed Craig Roberts and Yasmin Paige, who star in the upcoming comedy-drama film Submarine, and learnt that Paige honed her Welsh accent by watching plenty of Gavin & Stacey. Also of interest: the pair like talking about Nando's. (FUN FACT: I have never been to Nando's. Ever. Sad, but true.) He then saw Woody Allen's latest, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, which was shot in London. In fact, Simon reliably informs me that DS Towers almost made a cameo appearance! If the taxi had taken a left turn in the movie, it would've gone right past our office.
No-one else gave me any cool anecdotes, so that's your lot. I'm now going to shake my head disapprovingly at everyone in the office. Except for Simon, because he actually gave me something.