No longer hirstute
Also, in anticipation of some beach weather (did you really think I wouldn’t take advantage of that?!) in Brazil I shaved the beard off to make sure I catch both some rays and for convenience. It’s been nearly nine months since I first grew it, having been through various stages, from neatly trimmed to unreconstructed savage – and then grungy student.
Having made the decision though, I looked in the mirror – and saw a boiled egg looking back at me.