Dec 14, 2001

DIARY: Stories we could tell ... Gutsy Kenny's adventure of a lifetime

The binge season is upon us, but it may have started a few months

earlier for Jonathan Kenny.



Many will remember the former marketing whizz at media and the

International Herald Tribune as a very dapper sort. Who could forget

Kenny in his white tux bounding up the stage to claim his Hunk of the

Year prize at media's Agency of the Year awards some years back.



Well this has now landed on Diary's desk, courtesy of Kenny's friends in

Hong Kong, who've begged to remain anonymous.



The good life on his yacht sailing around the world with girlfriend

Caroline Foster, now on sabbatical from CIA, has certainly caught up

with Kenny.



Shall we call it the tycoon look? He's got the prerequisite yacht, the

tan, the bedroom eyes and now the gut to stake his claim.



But it wasn't all a laughing matter because on his journey, Kenny has

battled a man-eating shark in the Indian Ocean and escaped death by the

skin of his teeth by bribing a Yemeni policeman who was pointing a

Kalashnikov at his head.



Kenny and Foster, who are now resting near Rome, have announced plans to

tie the knot next July.



Amid the high jinks, the jury is still out on whether Kenny is the next

James Bond. Or is Austin Powers a more likely role for this

international man of mystery?



The binge season is upon us, but it may have started a few months

earlier for Jonathan Kenny.



Many will remember the former marketing whizz at media and the

International Herald Tribune as a very dapper sort. Who could forget

Kenny in his white tux bounding up the stage to claim his Hunk of the

Year prize at media's Agency of the Year awards some years back.



Well this has now landed...





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