The 70’s Amex Australia family surprised Des with a glass of Proseco at Michael’s and a Birthday Dinner at Blanc Haru in Elizabeth Bay. This 6-minute video reassures us that Des hasn’t lost his yen for story-telling; he just takes a tad longer to tell it.
The story dates back to Des’ Amex days in Bombay in the Sixties when he arranged for an elephant to go to Texas for a Neiman Marcus Fashion Parade. Transporting an elephant was not an issue, but the mahhout couldn’t fly to America without shoes . . . Play the video . . .