When I arrived at the dock at the exact time the Unicef boat was backing in after its amazing journey, it was a great feeling. Relief, excitement and joy to see everyone safe and sound. The official clipper folks greet them – give them beer and instructions on the legalities of immigration etc,etc. And we all wait and wait for what seems ages but is not really till the crew come up from the pontoon.
Then it’s a great wave of SMELL.
Everyone is thrilled, delighted, proud and it’s hugs alround. A fabulous moment with the smell temporarily and rightly forgotten.
Fast forward a couple of showers and time to find a good barber. Keith’s clothes and personal hygiene are now restored to normal. Time to address The Beard.
After two and a half weeks at sea it needed attention! Lots of attention. The lady Barber went to work
Waxed, trimmed the works. Keiths first experience of waxing – I wonder if it will be his last- you will have to ask him. The result was
In time for prize giving
Waxing must be worth a charity donation!
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