Brixton news, rumours and general chat - October 2017

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  1. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Following on from September's thread, here's the autumnal October one.


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    editor Taffus Maximus

  3. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Got sent this. :facepalm:

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  5. Tropi

    Tropi Well-Known Member

    Oh no... I've got a few cards with Rosa on it. Very sad.

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  6. David Clapson

    David Clapson Well-Known Member

    Take the money! Keep it going for as long as possible. When the penny drops it will make for an interesting meeting between client and agency....
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  7. aussw9

    aussw9 Well-Known Member

    weird troll attempt surely?
  8. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    No I get sent a fair bit of spectacularly clueless stuff like this.
  9. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Was a bit bereft this afternoon. Having waited a couple of weeks for "Michaels" the barber of Loughborough Road delayed return from Cyprus, the place was again closed today.

    I zipped up to Tulse Hill on a 415 but Haircut Sir turned out to be closed on Mondays.

    Anybody have any suggestions for a cheap gentleman's haircut. Looking for less than half the pirce of Pop Brixton, where apparently they trim the beards of Hipster dogs!
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  10. Angellic

    Angellic Well-Known Member

    I use Michael's or the place next to the Academy. Their rate has gone up to £10.00 though.
  11. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus


    A 'Gentleman's wash cut' is just £27 created with "laid back cool for skool approach with the inherent flair and zest."

    How about a shave for a mere £30. Best of all, it comes with a "pre-shave consultation."

    Porters Barbers Brixton
  12. Angellic

    Angellic Well-Known Member

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  13. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    A pick me up facial for £25? You get a consultation with that too.
  14. Angellic

    Angellic Well-Known Member

    Please see above.
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  15. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Gonna check Michaels in the morning, & if shut try Tulse Hill.
    Further research need - Michael had to retire at some point, and Michael Jr apparently has his own salon elsewhere.
  16. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

    I use Andrews, top of Brixton Hill.

    Google Maps
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  17. snowy_again

    snowy_again Slush

    Herne Hill's still got three normal barbers
  18. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I see that the Boom Burger place has scuttled off from whence it came and now the premises have got the name Donburi & Co, so presumably it's going to be some sort of rice place.

    And next door the Vapes 'rebel soul' (whaaa?) place has got all edgy and started playing music loud from a speaker in their door.
  19. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    a speaker actually in a door? :eek:
  20. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    No, one wedged in by their door. Vibrant!
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  21. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

  22. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Maybe of interest to some, but it's a bit too backslappy for me.

    It's about the resident DJ at Phonox.

  23. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    I have started using the Barber of Seville on Coldharbour Lane. Near Clifton Mansions. Price varies from £10 to £16. Friendly and unpretentious.

    The coolest barber shop in Brixton - The Barber De Seville
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  24. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    I think he has been unwell recently.
  25. djdando

    djdando Well-Known Member

    Used to use Barber de Seville and now gone to Porters. Well worth the extra £10. Proper service. Proper wash. Free drinks. BdS is ok if you want a quick in and out but if you want to have your hair cut properly then would recommend Porters. The only catch 22 is that at BdS I got my hair cut every 5 weeks as they did it way too short each time. Porters I have been to 3 times in 2 months because they cut it just right but then my hair grows bloody quickly.
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  27. northeast

    northeast Well-Known Member

  28. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    She had been ill with cancer for some time. Patrick had kept her going for longer than had been predicted initially.

    Yes it's very sad. People in shop were asking where she was. Rosa was very popular with children. She was very good with them.

    Will be sorely missed.
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