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And I can't do a THING with it!

By dudler
One of three women I have met who are content with their hair. Perfect for Silly Sunday - though the silliness is confined to those who continue to be discontented with their own thatch... And photographers who buy cheap film, even if they suspect that Ektachrome won't work as well as Agfachrome. It didn't: so the lead has had the Nik treatment.

Blog link - is it about a Silly Sunday distinction?

Tags: Laura Portraits and people Silly Sunday Trad darkroom blog link

Voters: mike9005, mrswoolybill, ZenTony and 41 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.7k 2377 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 9:27AM
V3 for me.
14 Feb 2021 9:45AM
v.3 for me too plus an ice-cream cone
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Alfie_P Plus
13 927 2 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 9:53AM
Splendid set v3 ⭐

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kaybee Plus
16 7.6k 26 Scotland
14 Feb 2021 10:01AM
I know how she feels .......................
chase Plus
15 2.1k 544 England
14 Feb 2021 10:09AM
V3 for me too.
Lockdown hair is the new norm Wink
DaveRyder Plus
6 5.1k 8 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 10:59AM
We all seem to like V3 John.
14 Feb 2021 12:21PM
An excellent set, John

JohnSmile
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 12:45PM
I like the expression in V2 - my fav.
Ju
14 Feb 2021 12:45PM
When my daughter lost all of her lovely, curly blond hair to chemo, the Red Cross provided her with a couple horrible wigs that she tossed in the closet, shaved off the fuzz that remained on her head and went this route instead. Nothing silly about it.
mac Plus
19 11 Scotland
14 Feb 2021 2:14PM
An interesting set, John. I have had that hairstyle for years, so nothing the matter with it!
Ian
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
14 Feb 2021 2:44PM
It's just too cold right now to do that cut.
pablophotographer 9 1.8k 399
14 Feb 2021 5:17PM
Main pic and franes 3 and 4 are my pick...
Bold move there lady... (which I hope it had nothing to do with her health).
pablophotographer
clevercloggs Plus
16 251 15 Netherlands
14 Feb 2021 9:13PM
Seems like an interesting lady. It does take courage to withstand the glances of strangers at the oddest of places.
Robert
dudler Plus
17 1.5k 1814 England
15 Feb 2021 2:42AM
To reassure - Laura made a deliberate choice to shave her head, and there was no medical issue. Some years previously, two colleagues were both having chemotherapy: one went the wig route (and, in fact, was more pleased with it than she ever has been with her own hair), the other initially wore a scarf. They called themselves 'the Chemo Kids'. Her treatment was, ultimately, not successful: she repeatedly nearly reached the point at which the doctors would say she was in remission, and never quite made it. She fought Hodgkin's Lymphoma for several years, and it was a battle between a brave, determined and defiant woman and a horrible disease. Towards the end, she stripped life back to the essentials, and wore what she called the 'slaphead' look with a defiant pride.
15 Feb 2021 12:29PM
Hodgkins was what my daughter had and it went undiagnosed until it was in the third and final stage. She had no chance surviving the cancer and a 25% chance of surviving a new, very strong Chemo. It was a wild ride but she survived and has had no reassurance. But the prognosis was that she could never have children. That young man leaping out of the void - Leap of Faith that I posted a while ago? That's her very healthy son. So kudos to this lady. She's honouring more than two friends.

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