I've been cutting my own hair for ten years and this is the fourth trimmer I've owned, and the best.
I like the swivelling head, that's a piece of design genius.
The two adaptors are a bit confusing; most people will want to use the smaller one (3mm-11mm) but the degree of cut seems to vary according to how you move the cutting head across your head - needs a bit of skill, which you'll probably acquire quickly.
I was confused by the lack of instruction booklet, especially regarding how to change the fine trimmer. For reference, you need to remove the 'comb', and then press the two bumps either side of the main trimmer unit to pull it off. That's hard to… Read more
This is a record of ten years on a canal narrowboat. Trevor Pavitt's dream was having his boat 'Lady Elgar' built, fitting it out himself, and taking early retirement with his wife to become 'liveaboards' on the canals of England.
Hundreds had already 'lived the dream' before Trevor started in 1994, and thousands have done so since. Most of them seem to have done a lot more cruising than him, and much of his ten years afloat seems to have been spent in working on the boat on a fixed mooring near London, with only a few weeks a year actually cruising. I suspect what makes his dream so different is the quality of his log.
I think I was the first canal blogger in July or… Read more