Tag Archives: Long Hair

Long haired priests

I hesitated writing about this, as it concerns something so trifling as not to merit much attention. Some people do ask the question, as attested by my stats page – Are priests allowed to have long hair? I suppose I … Continue reading

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Hair Farming

I have written before about men’s hair, John Wesley and related subjects. I am not much of a one for “selfies” or drawing attention to myself. All the same, I approach the two-year mark since I “gave up barbers” (to … Continue reading

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Haircuts as Punishment

Someone truly understands the historical and psychological symbolism of long hair and cutting or shaving it to degrade victims! The French did this to women who had been involved with German soldiers or officers in 1944. Throughout the ages, prisoners … Continue reading

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What readers are looking for

Just a little flit to my stats page. I was quite struck with “hippie charicature” (the word is spelt caricature). Quite a few people these days are causing problems for barbers by depriving them of business! Oh well, each to … Continue reading

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When the boats are laid up…

What do we sailors talk about when our boats are laid up for the winter? Good use of Facebook can make it so different. I put out a New Year greeting showing the photo of John Wesley and I side … Continue reading

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Nowhere near his holiness…

I recently saw a picture of a splendid pontifical Mass in Poland and almost fainted on seeing the military hairstyle of the MC! I have no pretension to the holiness or evangelical zeal of John Wesley, but I seem to … Continue reading

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Solve calceamentum de pedibus tuis

Solve calceamentum de pedibus tuis: locus enim, in quo stas, terra sancta est. We all know about Moses and the Burning Bush (Exodus 3), and how God commanded him to take off his shoes since the place of divine revelation … Continue reading

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