The few remaining hacks of the Channel Free Press found themselves on the 41st floor of the Arts Hotel tower in Barcelona today when they felt an enormous noise and rumbling shake their minds out of concerns about Lenovo and generalised lethargy.
Fiona O’Brien, an Irish woman from Lenovo, sought to reassure us wee timorous cowering beasties but actually we just wrote it off as just one of those things that happen when you’re isolated hacks afraid of heights and depths.
The Arts Hotel shut down its network of elevators because of an escalated security alarm and the staff decided to temporarily stop the lifts from working.
We have reached out to the PRs at the hotel to dig out the truth, going forward.
Goodness knows what would have happened if you desperately needed to visit the wazzeria and you were stuck in the lift. It took me right back to the days I got stuck in the lift at Hampstead-on-the-Hill, and found myself stranded with a beautiful woman and a lovely Indian man. We didn’t panic. We just gritted our teeth and carried on, carrying on…