“I've had my beard now for nearly 8 years in various stages of growth and style. I first grew it as I approached 40 as part of a ‘things to do before your 40’, and I've never looked back.
“As well as enjoying the aesthetic of a beard I've really enjoyed getting back into the habit of visiting the barber's shop. I've missed 20 years of pampering and I'm enjoying been back in the chair.
“If your in East Yorkshire I heartily recommend @greasyfingers_barbershop in Trinity Square, Hull. They've kept me on track throughout the itchy/wavy/curly stages of growing a beard.
“I'm a mechanical engineer having spent 20+ years in the aerospace industry and I'm now working in the manufacturing sector.
“Happily married, I split my time between Family, Real Ale and Table top Gaming alongside supporting Hull FC Rugby League Team. Although not always in that order!