By Lynne Franks

ISBN-10: 1448214416

ISBN-13: 9781448214419

Lynne Franks is a mythical determine in overseas model and public family members and the muse for the outrageous and pushed personality of Edina at the cult tv sequence, 'Absolutely Fabulous.' but on the top of her good fortune, after development an international category public family company by way of operating 20-hour days, spinning off new principles and monitoring traits for her consumers on the price of her own lifestyles, she unexpectedly bought 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 enterprise and frolicked with the various world's non secular leaders, major environmentalists and visionaries. This ebook recounts that trip. For marketers; for girls and males doing far...

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I asked some of them why there were no men there. They explained that there had been at the beginning but the men always got involved in some form of confrontation with the police so they’d been asked to leave. In the media, the Greenham women came across as mad, angry men-haters but the reality was that many were quietly spoken teachers, housewives, nurses and mothers who cared about the future of the planet. The women of Greenham and the Katharine Hamnett T-shirt series which I promoted were, I believe, major forces in the start of a consciousness shift which had repercussions through out the world.

We had no time for ourselves, and very little for each other. The stress of running the business, keeping a home and family going and watching Paul lose his sense of direction was unbearable. 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. I lost all sense of reality, spinning faster and faster on a mad merry-go-round of adrenalin. It came to a head for me when a crowd of us went away to the country for the weekend to celebrate a friend’s fortieth birthday. He took so much cocaine that night that he had what appeared to be a heart attack the next morning. Although he recovered I decided that enough was enough.

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