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January 20, 2008

Fringe Cutting


At random intervals I get a "stream of haircutting consciousness". It's a blend of supreme confidence and god-driven inspiration which results in flow-cutting, ie: chopping knowingly without doubt or thought.
And it tends to work.
I have tried cutting when not in this mood, to disastrous result, sending me off to the hairdresser for fixing.

On Friday night I was hit by the stream just as I was about to head out, but as it comes so rarely I took the moment, found some sewing thread-clippers and performed a fringe surgery with radical precision. Quite drastically too - I cut it shorter than ever before, bluntly and angling up at the sides. It felt very fem-cyborg and caused me to go out wearing little purple shorts with black leggings and black boots. The boy thought I was hot (win!) and my sister didn't recognise me in the street (win?).

Please note, the top photo is post-jogging which means it doesn't show the fringe off to full effect but that's hard when you're taking a photo of yourself and don't have a mirror to pose in front of... so here a couple using Photobooth:


[current mood] White Wine & Calexico

Posted by natalija at January 20, 2008 11:00 AM


oh you crack me up... totally hot. I use a disposable razor to do mine.. and you can tell. Do you ever get hit by the "I must have a purple/blue streak in my hair" feeling? I have it at the moment, is it yours? I am wondering when it is going away.

Posted by: Miss Dot at January 20, 2008 1:53 PM

SO CUTE! I love it.

Posted by: Laurenne at January 21, 2008 7:58 PM

Damn lady! lookin' sharp! I rather dig it, indeed.

Posted by: Gav C at January 22, 2008 9:29 PM

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