Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker is the founder and chief executive of Funny Women. She is also a performance coach, facilitator and speaker and writes for leading newspapers, magazines and trade journals including Huffington Post and The Guardian.  Visit to find out more.

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From the Funny Women Team

Do I care too much?

It was my birthday on 30th June. I was 64. The lovely Jo Brand was hosting an event for us and threatened to sing that awful Beatles song which they recorded when they were roughly one-third of my age.

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Still Standing

Over the last few weeks there have been many occasions when my usual sense of humour and general optimism has left me. The ‘dip’ comes suddenly and unexpectedly,

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The End?

My emotions, like everybody else’s, have been fluctuating wildly between elation to something that I can only describe as a form of grief. This is because the world

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