My small sacrifice

Wednesday 12 September 2012, 12.30am HKT


YESTERDAY was the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attack.

At 9.11pm local time on 10th September, I did this:—

Ponytail off

It’s too hard to explain why I chose the 11th year to do this, but it IS traditional (as in ‘traditions’ or ‘history’), not religious or superstitious. Maybe just a bit too traditional, I think.

Some people I know are so cocksure to think that I would never trim it off. I’m pretty cocksure myself that they’re wrong.

A few of the more offensive types disapproves of my hairstyle. Right now, that attitude means dick to me. Now, I can truthfully say I don’t approve of theirs.

It would be so fun now that I can be a right royal Tory pain in the backside and treat the putrid types as Whigs.

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Mum had always said she wanted me to wear long hair because short hair makes me look severe and serious. Dad thought long hair was a bit traditional. The pair of them looked every bit the prim and proper city gent and lady of the manor, but both were pretty ‘rad’ inside.

Trivia: I always save my hair in a ziploc bag after a haircut (I do my own) and bin the last bag. I know, I’m eccentric.

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