Anyone who things Tim Bridge, the new chairman of Greene King, is a bit on the reserved side might have a change of heart if they phone his home. Those calling his house were, until recently, greeted with a message of the owner pretending to be the butler. When The Times journalist, Dominic Walsh, called on Friday, the message had been changed to: "Hello, this is me. I’m afraid the butler’s on holiday. Maybe a good thing, maybe a bad thing." The Times 18/12/04 page 58 (City Diary)