Went to Press Gazette news editor Paul McNally's leaving do last night, held at a pub by the River Thames to make the most of the summer weather.
Paul is moving to Nice in the South of France to join The Connexion - a paper for English-speakers in France - as a bilingual reporter and sub-editor.
After he left the heavens opened, the rain lashed down and London got a real soaking.
To paraphrase Louis XV: "Après Paul, le déluge".
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