Friday, 10 October 2008

White snow red as strawberries

This morning: my first white beard hair.

I hesitated, unsure whether or not to attack it with the trimmer, before deciding to let it be. While it looks a little lonely there, all on its own, I'm in no way opposed to white hair, facial or otherwise. Quite the opposite, in fact: I really like premature grey on a man, and have a particular penchant for salt & pepper. Thing is, I'm reasonably fair haired(ish) and my beard tends toward the ginger, particularly in sunlight.

Salt & paprika?

5 comments:

Gareth said...

embrace the grey - I have a whole chinfull.

SubtleKnife said...

None on my chin, fortunately, but on my head for a year and a half now. Not that anyone notices them but me (admittedly this is in part because for the first months I fanatically pulled out any white hairs I found...)

I found their colour the most amazing thing. They look white, not grey...

Spectacled Bear said...

Premature grey, old chap?

Pogonophile said...

Not in your case, TSB. Obvieusement..

Robin said...

Grey hairs are great - let them be!

I've got my fingers crossed that I take after my dad, and have proper white hair by the time I'm 40.