#Beard of the Week
Who
Martin J Allen
What
I’m a freelance botanist surveying wildflower habitats and helping local communities and schools improve their wild spaces in the north east. People expect me to have a beard.
I’ve also designed gardens, created a tropical jungle, and made giant snails out of willow. I’m an internationally known botanical artist; www.martinjallen.com

Male Archetype: #WARRIOR

Why
Why Warrior? I’m part of a team identifying the most important parts of our local botanical heritage, making sure they are protected and conserved. They are not the rarest in the country or the most spectacular, but they are ours and so we look after them as best we can. Isn’t that what a modern warrior does?
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#Beard of the Week

Who

Martin J Allen

What

I’m a freelance botanist surveying wildflower habitats and helping local communities and schools improve their wild spaces in the north east. People expect me to have a beard.

I’ve also designed gardens, created a tropical jungle, and made giant snails out of willow. I’m an internationally known botanical artist; www.martinjallen.com

Male Archetype: #WARRIOR

Why

Why Warrior? I’m part of a team identifying the most important parts of our local botanical heritage, making sure they are protected and conserved. They are not the rarest in the country or the most spectacular, but they are ours and so we look after them as best we can. Isn’t that what a modern warrior does?

HairStories: It's time to talk about 'The Beard'

hairstorys:

2013 is the year of the beard. They have been popping up everywhere! These days you can’t go out without seeing a wide range of facial decoration. Designer stubble, moustaches and great big bushy beards!

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French Connection were one of the first brands in recent years to feature a bearded,…

Original Norfolk Beard of the week
Who?
Daniel Charlton-Kretschmer 
What?Daniel CK is one quarter of organic band The Bluebuds based in County Durham.http://youtu.be/1edPlDVAJPMfacebook.com/thebluebuds Daniel plays bass and is a long time beardy bloke. "As soon as I could grow a beard I’ve been wearing one of some description, some less successful than others. It’s great to find a product such as this and I will recommend Norfolk Beard Oil to all my beardy friends." Which man archetype? #LOVER #MAGICIANPlaying the upright bass is like caressing a beautiful lady. Also being a musician involves expressing emotions through sound. These aspects definitely show the #LOVER archetype. The #MAGICIAN shows himself in the magic that happens when the atmosphere at a show is good and my fingers strike the strings. Sometimes it’s like someone or something has taken control of my hands and I’m just a conduit for the music. 

Original Norfolk Beard of the week

Who?

Daniel Charlton-Kretschmer 

What?
Daniel CK is one quarter of organic band The Bluebuds based in County Durham.

http://youtu.be/1edPlDVAJPM

facebook.com/thebluebuds 

Daniel plays bass and is a long time beardy bloke. 
"As soon as I could grow a beard I’ve been wearing one of some description, some less successful than others. It’s great to find a product such as this and I will recommend Norfolk Beard Oil to all my beardy friends." 

Which man archetype? 

#LOVER #MAGICIAN

Playing the upright bass is like caressing a beautiful lady. Also being a musician involves expressing emotions through sound. These aspects definitely show the #LOVER archetype. 
The #MAGICIAN shows himself in the magic that happens when the atmosphere at a show is good and my fingers strike the strings. Sometimes it’s like someone or something has taken control of my hands and I’m just a conduit for the music. 

#LOVER #Beardoil  beautifully taken by Michael Treasure 
Article and Photographs by @MichaelTreaure http://www.michaeltreasure.com/beard/
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#LOVER #Beardoil  beautifully taken by Michael Treasure 
Article and Photographs by @MichaelTreaure http://www.michaeltreasure.com/beard/
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#LOVER #Beardoil  beautifully taken by Michael Treasure 
Article and Photographs by @MichaelTreaure http://www.michaeltreasure.com/beard/
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#LOVER #Beardoil  beautifully taken by Michael Treasure 
Article and Photographs by @MichaelTreaure http://www.michaeltreasure.com/beard/
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#LOVER #Beardoil  beautifully taken by Michael Treasure 
Article and Photographs by @MichaelTreaure http://www.michaeltreasure.com/beard/
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#LOVER #Beardoil  beautifully taken by Michael Treasure 

Article and Photographs by @MichaelTreaure http://www.michaeltreasure.com/beard/

The Four Agreements for the #Authentic #Man

The Four Agreements
Be Impeccable With Your Word: Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
 
Don’t Take Anything Personally: Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
 
Don’t Make Assumptions: Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness, and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
 
Always Do Your Best: Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse, and regret.
By Don Miguel Ruiz from his best-selling book The Four Agreements.
From The Daily Love www.thedailylove.com
Original Norfolk Beard of the Week
Who: Matthew Irven (aka Mav the barber)

What: barber in training at Pall Mall Barbers, with a passion of all things barber related. I love the freedom of having a beard and moustache, as you can trim and shape them how you like.

MAN Archetype #LOVER

Why:
I’d call myself a lover as I’m always watching out for the ones I care for and that are close to me. Always giving 100% to what I love (EG, my love for barbering.)
For me a barber is more than just some one that cuts your hair/beard. Over time you’ll build a bond with all of your patrons. It’s also more than just a job for me, it’s part of my life and who I am. The loyalty that you receive from others in the trade is amazing. 
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Original Norfolk Beard of the Week

Who: Matthew Irven (aka Mav the barber)
What: barber in training at Pall Mall Barbers, with a passion of all things barber related. I love the freedom of having a beard and moustache, as you can trim and shape them how you like.
MAN Archetype #LOVER
Why:
I’d call myself a lover as I’m always watching out for the ones I care for and that are close to me. Always giving 100% to what I love (EG, my love for barbering.)
For me a barber is more than just some one that cuts your hair/beard. Over time you’ll build a bond with all of your patrons. It’s also more than just a job for me, it’s part of my life and who I am. The loyalty that you receive from others in the trade is amazing.