Dec 15, 2000

OFF THE VINE: Faith rekindled just in time for start of 2001 Ha!

Just when we thought all was lost, when we feared that you had all

accidentally wandered down the straight and narrow, a photograph (shown

below) plopped onto our desk and revived our faith in the general

depravity and sleaziness of the industry.



The shot was taken at the once-legendary Publishers Ball in Hong Kong

(which was this year over-run by people behaving themselves,

unfortunately), and arrived anonymously in an unmarked envelope.



So, erstwhile Vine lovers, we need to employ your cunning and

underhandedness - who are the two camera-shy blokes? And what were they

all up to? Answers to the usual address.



Just when we thought all was lost, when we feared that you had all

accidentally wandered down the straight and narrow, a photograph shown

below plopped onto our desk and revived our faith in the general

depravity and sleaziness of the industry.



The shot was taken at the once-legendary Publishers Ball in Hong Kong

which was this year over-run by people behaving themselves,

unfortunately, and arrived anonymously in an unmarked envelope. ...



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