Tag: hair

  • The avocado tree

    The avocado tree

    A few years ago I planted an avocado seed from a supermarket avocado I ate. Within a year I had a nice potted plant for the kitchen. Here it is back in 2020. Today the tree is close to 3m high. It lives in my office beside my desk. I’m not sure what to do […]

  • A hair cut, pea and mint soup recipe, and giant violins

    A hair cut, pea and mint soup recipe, and giant violins

    I had a bad haircut just before Christmas and couldn’t stand it any longer so today, on the spur of the moment, I went in search of a haircut. All the women reading my blog will understand the impossibility of my quest: one does not simply walk into a hair salon on a Saturday afternoon […]

  • New hairdos

    New hairdos

    You never know these days when there’ll be another lockdown and all the hair salons will close. With this in mind I decided to take drastic measures and have several hair cuts all in one go today just in case the salons have to shut again for several months. I think I lost a couple […]

  • Crochet, cat, courses, and hair cuts

    Crochet, cat, courses, and hair cuts

    I’ve spent most of my Sunday crocheting. I didn’t get to the allotment this weekend which means it’s going to be full of weeds next weekend. I find it hard to stay on top of the weeds at this time of year. But here’s what I did with my crochet hook. It will eventually become […]

  • A haircut, a new vegetarian, and dancing

    I had my hair cut today. It has been 7 months since the last cut.┬áThe hair dresser was not impressed and took several centimetres from the bottom. I think I’m half a kilogram lighter as a result. She also chastised me for not brushing my hair everyday. When your hair is as long as mine┬áthere […]

  • The need for control

    When you don’t like where you live but there’s little you can do about it, there’s only one thing to do…and that is, colour your hair. This creates a feeling of having some control over your life, when in reality, you have none. So it was with this thought that I decided to ditch the […]