Browsing All posts tagged under »Ideas«

A week’s worth of whiskers

October 8, 2010

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Click here to donate if you haven’t already And now, the end is here, but rather than final curtains, it’s more of a short back and sides that I seem to have reached. Sadly (perhaps) after a few months of frivolity, the whiskers have to go – else I’ll get turned away from a wedding […]

What to do with the clippings – part five

October 8, 2010

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    OK, I’ll be honest, this one requires a bit of a double take but, sticking on the green theme, how’s about taking a giant pile of human hair and – turning it into a solar panel to help developing countries? Yep, that’s what I thought. But an 18 year old from rural Nepal […]

Vote for “The 1812”

September 15, 2010

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Surely it’s time to stop all this talk of 1812, but not without one last tribute. So this is that tribute.  The quite phenomenal whiskers from the bloke on the left, and a bounder’s side parting to go with it – a la Lord Lucan, on the right.  Moustache wax and pomade a plenty… (And […]

Hair raising

September 14, 2010

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Some have chosen to concentrate on the beard.  Some have focused on the tash.  But, for others, the fact that the hair was out of control long before the face follicles started has prompted an outpouring of suggestions to tidy up something that has, for too long, looked a little too like this fellow. Whether […]

Colour me beautiful

September 7, 2010

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I remember a story about a law firm that got in trouble in the press for offering its staff sessions on how to groom themselves for work, with a particular emphasis on how to choose colours that matched their skin tone. I doubt, however, whether the course included the advice as to how to colour […]

A stiff upper lip

September 7, 2010

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Well if the barnet and the beard were going to come in for some stick, the top lip was hardly going to get away scott free. And so it came to pass – a whole range of tashes from swishy, switch-back numbers, to the ginormous Dick Strawbridge version. Inevitably, Dad features – so that’s always […]

Stark shaving mad!

September 6, 2010

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Yes, yes, I know – shaving was always going to feature highly – in fact I know that what has been received so far only scratches the surface, so to speak! What I can tell you is that some of the cruelest ideas definitely come into this category – like the strange “monk boy” image […]