Mike Smithson from PoliticalBetting.com
has a book out The Political Punter, How to make money betting on politics
. Guido was chatting to Mike at the book launch when in came Mark Oaten. He strolled over to Mike (interrupting our conversation) and congratulated him on the book.
Mike thanked him and being ever polite turned to introduce Oaten, hesitated for a second and quickly said “there is someone you must speak to”, smoothly diverting Oaten away from Guido. Just as well really…