By Lynne Franks
Lynne Franks is a mythical determine in overseas type and public kin and the muse for the outrageous and pushed personality of Edina at the cult tv sequence, 'Absolutely Fabulous.' but on the top of her luck, after development a global category public relatives company by way of operating 20-hour days, spinning off new rules and monitoring developments for her consumers on the rate of her own lifestyles, she without notice offered her corporation and reclaimed her lifestyles, embarking on a quest for which 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 company and frolicked with a number of the world's non secular leaders, best environmentalists and visionaries. This booklet recounts that trip. For marketers; for girls and males doing far...
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Now I regret that I didn’t spend more time with my children when they were young. But work was such an all-consuming passion that it took priority above all else. I didn’t even consider it could be any other way. And it wasn’t that I was ambitious to be rich or famous or have power or money: I was just completely obsessed with what I was doing. To this day, I really don’t know why. It was about being the best PR in London. Somehow I trapped myself in this role. I knew my business was a success and I just couldn’t stop working.
Dad would come on Sundays to take a walk along the Brighton seafront. It was here that the north London Jewish crowd gathered at weekends to talk about old times and show off their children. They had last met in the 1930s having a wild time dancing to big bands at Jewish weddings until the war split them up. By the time the 1950s came along they were married with small children and had started up their own businesses. My father knew everyone and everyone knew him. He was a lively, large, good-looking man who loved telling jokes and entertaining his friends.
Ethical Business 9. What Women Want 10. Journeying with the Wise Women 11. Reconnecting with my Roots 12. Following the Path of the Shakti 13. Searching for a Sustainable Future 14. The Summer of Love 15. Conclusion: The Pieces of the Jigsaw Come Together Acknowledgements Plate Section Addresses Bibliography A Note on the Author Introduction to 2014 edition Reading Absolutely Now some sixteen years on, the story of my transition from the frenetic lifestyle as London’s top fashion PR, satirised so brilliantly by Jennifer Saunders in her BBC comedy series Absolutely Fabulous, has given me an opportunity to reflect on the many influences who inspired me during this great adventure.