By Lynne Franks
Lynne Franks is a mythical determine in foreign model and public family 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 construction an international type public kinfolk company via operating 20-hour days, spinning off new rules and monitoring developments for her consumers on the rate of her own existence, she all at once 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 company and frolicked with a number of the world's religious leaders, best environmentalists and visionaries. This e-book recounts that trip. For marketers; for girls and males doing far...
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Both times I rushed back to work straight away and employed an endless stream of nannies. It was a crazy time. I’d be working hard all day and then up all night with the kids. I was travelling constantly – Milan, Paris and New York at all the designer collections – throwing parties, organising my staff, arranging fashion shows and launches, writing press releases and working out endless budgets. 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.
Blue patent lavatory-pan-heeled shoes with straps around the ankles, tightly pleated long ‘granny’ dresses from the chain store British Home Stores and a full-length navy leather coat from the department store C&A were amongst my most treasured possessions. I wore them with pride when my friend Hilary and I ventured down for the ‘mod and rocker’ clashes on Brighton beach or to London West End clubs. I loved dancing all night to soul and R&B music – and still do. At my fortieth birthday party held at a huge specially decorated film studio during the height of the Ab Fab years, 500 of us ate designer cous-cous from Kensington Place, London’s newest, trendiest restaurant, and danced all night to James Brown.
The French customs officers stopped us when we arrived. ‘Open your case,’ they ordered my androgynous companion, obviously disturbed by his fully made-up face first thing in the morning. They got more than they bargained for as stiletto heels, women’s underwear, and an assortment of different coloured slimming pills spilled out of his bag. As soon as I made some money I moved to a cheap one-room office in Covent Garden, then still a fruit and vegetable market. I took on staff and gained more space.