It was weird wearing a mask while getting my hair cut, and she is a new hairdresser for me, but I think it went well. Of course it only looked its best the day of. I can never maintain the "look" on my own.
I was very relieved to have my hair cut two weeks ago. There is a nice Kurdish refugee who keeps a barber shop just outside the Great West Gate of Barradurbury and he always attends well to me. I was going to get it cut just before lockdown began but kept putting it off - ending up with my hair being longer than any time since the 1980s.
It saddens me that things were so bad in Kurdistan that coming to Mordor as a refugee was an attractive option ... we are not the obvious first choice.
I too have got my hair cut! And I too found it a relief
My barber is a Greek Cypriot and spent half the time ranting about Turkish barbers - several have opened up in the area, and this seems to be common across Britain - one apparently tried to buy his business. He's convinced hairdressing doesn't make that much money and they must all be fronts for shady operations.
"I fancy a takeaway meal," says Pat. "How about a Chinese?" I reply. So, off I trot to the local Chinese to collect our meals, having ordered in advance. "Sorry, we don't do cards, they say, "we only do cash! How about getting some cash from the Newsagents next door?" So off I trot to the Newsagents. I buy a bottle of wine, (because they sell groceries as well as newspapers), and ask for £30 cashback. I'm so peeved I had to buy a bottle of wine to have with our takeaway