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The "winter has returned" editorial and pictorial review

One aspect I enjoy of living on the coast of Southern Norway is the mild winters we have. Just enough snow and cold to let you know the season is the cold and white one, but for the most part not bad enough for it to become too unpleasant. 1,058 more words


20 January 2015

Today I took a picture of a barber.


Israeli Barber Designs 'Magic' Hairy Yarmulke That is Basically a Toupée

An Israeli barber has designed a hair-covered skullcap so that devout Jews can cover their heads without advertising their religion.

Shalom Koresh says he designed the “magic” yarmulke (also known as a kippa) to help Jews avoid trouble amid rising anti-Semitism in Europe. 130 more words

A Close Shave

The neighborhood barber shop!

Years ago, shave and a haircut. Two bits.

Jerry Carter from Hampton is trying to preserve a piece of the past. 186 more words


Fart catchers and Duck F***ers! The world of 18th-century slang

Often, whilst searching for sources in the archives, you come across something that you would perhaps never usually have found. This week was no exception. Whilst looking through Georgian books for evidence of bad posture I had a chance encounter with a rather unusual book –James Caulfield’s Blackguardiana or dictionary of rogues, bawds, pimps, whores, pickpockets, shoplifters etc (London: 1793). 836 more words

18th Century

My Barber and My Grandfather

My new barber, located one block from my house at the Santiago market, is a very stark contrast to my barber in Minneapolis. I am seen in the mirror waiting for my shave and a haircut (el afeitado y corte de pelo). 245 more words


My first haircut: does my forehead look big in this?

Today I discovered something important – the Big M is no hairdresser. This is a crucial lesson for later life when style matters.

My fringe has been somewhat overgrown for a while and was beginning to get in my eyes. 64 more words

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