Razor: Merkur (?) NOS Bakelite Slant
Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux
Brush: Semogue TSN LE 2012
Pre-Shave: O Way Softening Shaving Cream
Lather: Dr Selby Lavender
Aftershave: Barber No3 Marmara
Additional Care: Alum Block
A fine Friday shave, even if I couldn’t quite find my Moment of Zen this morning. It is hard to find the inner peace, when it is the one year “anniversary” for the illegal and amoral full scale russian attack on Ukraine. It is hard to not think about how, while I am in a nice, warm bathroom, countless Ukrainian civilians are the target of cowardly russian attacks on population centers and civilian infrastructure. It is hard to concentrate on the sound of a sharp blade slicing through the stubble, when I know others are straining their ears to listen for an incoming missile or a suicide drone.
It was hard to find the Zen today.