By Lynne Franks
Lynne Franks is a mythical determine in foreign style and public family members and the foundation for the outrageous and pushed personality of Edina at the cult tv sequence, 'Absolutely Fabulous.' but on the top of her good fortune, after construction a global type public kin enterprise by way of operating 20-hour days, spinning off new rules and monitoring developments for her consumers on the rate of her own existence, she suddenly offered her corporation and reclaimed her existence, embarking on a quest for that means that took her round the globe.
Lynne Franks' trip took her to the United international locations Women's convention in Beijing; a holy mountain in India; the sacred Celtic websites of eire, Scotland, and Wales; the Californian Redwoods; and trance dancing to African drums. She addressed meetings on moral enterprise and hung out with a number of the world's religious leaders, top environmentalists and visionaries. This booklet recounts that trip. For marketers; for girls and males doing far...
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As a result I started unwinding with cocaine in the evenings. We’d visit friends and in between lines of coke would spend most of the night rolling joints, drinking wine and talking fifteen to the dozen with none of us listening to each other. It was the frenzied early eighties and I was spinning round in circles poisoning my body and soul with negative drugs and negative people. I was hyper all the time and although able to do my job well was putting excessive stress on my personal life and well being.
Often we entertained key players from the worlds of politics and business, together with well-known show business personalities, but always we kept it informal and often ended up dancing around the dining table. We travelled first class, stayed in the top hotels and ate in the most expensive restaurants. The only thing that kept me grounded was my Buddhist activities. Paul and I held discussion meetings together, went on study courses and participated in local community events. The children also got involved when our organisation put on an ambitious modern production of Alice in Wonderland based on Buddhist principles, at Hammersmith Odeon.
It was interesting to see similar boys’ beauty shows on the new girlie shows on British TV in the mid-1990s. I’m not sure now of the political correctness of male or female beauty contests but then they were just a lot of fun. We launched Swatch watches in the UK and made sure that all the pop stars and presenters on MTV wore them. On one occasion I turned the Piazza at Covent Garden into a huge outdoor Swatch graffiti art gallery for thousands. Then there was the challenge of Harvey Nichols. In the early eighties the Knightsbridge department store had had quite a staid image.
Absolutely Now!. A Futurist's Journey to Her Inner Truth by Lynne Franks