SOTD : Saturday 8st - Friday 14th August 2020.

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14/8/20

Razor - Ball End Tech
Blade - Gillette 7 Green Russia (3)
Soap - Arko Puck
Brush - Yaqi Plissoft
Post - Alum/Witch Hazel
AS - Barbon

The blade felt really smooth and efficient in the BET, but I noticed after 2.5 passes I still had a bit of growth left behind and managed to nick myself a few times under the lip; so it wasn't the best shave in the end. 2nd use for Barbon, not a bad old splash.

Enjoy the incoming weekend chaps.
 

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Let's not forget to mention that Ian Fleming saw fit that James Bond was Scottish, which makes Sean Connery to date the only accurate Bond.
Interesting point - my best friend's great great grand father - was the chief ghillie - or head stalker - if you prefer - on the Black Mount estate - owned by the Fleming family - his original home - and with the rest of his clan - was flooded out in the construction of the Blackwater reservoir - I have been there quite a lot - in a very dry season you can see the submerged outline of their croft - they moved to - what is now - Staoinheag bothy. They had loads of kids - nine I think - mostly men - but one female is the grandmother of my mate - all ended up as diaspora - Hong Kong, India , Pakistan, Persia - in the colonial service. I don't know whether it is true or not - but Henry Blofeld - Blowers - of TMS - fame - claimed that his father was the inspiration for the Bond baddy - he signed in to the club he and Fleming were both members of - and the latter just liked the name. The bothy - writing at his great great grandfather's desk - sorry off topic - but I wouldn't know where else to put this.

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I will go and shave soon - and post something more appropriate - I.

@NatJag
 
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