By Lynne Franks
Lynne Franks is a mythical determine in overseas type and public kin and the foundation 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 classification public family company through operating 20-hour days, spinning off new rules and monitoring traits for her consumers on the rate of her own existence, she unexpectedly 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 some of the world's non secular leaders, best environmentalists and visionaries. This e-book recounts that trip. For marketers; for ladies and males doing far...
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Kezia was a tall, statuesque woman usually seen at fashion shows wearing a large checked blanket coat and with her baby daughter, Cayli, strapped to her back. Paul Cavaco, a stylishly dressed young American of Spanish Cuban descent, was half her size and when I met them again at the Paris collections the family was turning heads among the fashion glitterati. While on holiday with them at their home in the Hamptons, I noticed that Kezia would disappear for hours on end. When I asked her where she had been she explained that she was chanting Nam myoho-renge-kyo to stop a plummeting rogue satellite falling on to a populated area of the world.
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.
I wasn’t eating the right food, was always in a hurry and often did my Buddhist chanting on the run or in the office. I wasn’t the only one who seemed to be living my life in this mad way. I would observe other women friends and colleagues rushing to the gym or for a massage in a panic. Why were we all living like this? I wondered. Often I didn’t even have time to relieve my bladder as I rushed from meeting to phone call to therapist to meeting. If only I’d kept some of that time just for personal space, even a couple of minutes between meetings, I later reasoned, I could have saved myself a fortune in the latest anti-stress cure.