But what is the most appropriate hairstyle for freezing temperatures?

Algy’s friend eriasu-desu replied to his post:If you live in a remote area in the bleak…

But what is the most appropriate hairstyle for freezing temperatures? 😉

And that is indeed an excellent question, eriasu-desu – and one which occupied Algy and the Highland cow for some time…

The Highland cow was of the opinion that the most appropriate hairstyle was one that covered as much of the face as possible, in order to keep the frost out of the eyes, nose and mouth, but Algy felt that when the snow turned to persistent sleet – as it so often did in the West Highlands – that particular style would have its drawbacks, as it would tend to encourage icy water to trickle down the face all day long…

If you live in a remote area in the bleak mid-winter, it’s always comforting to have a chat with others who are facing the same challenges. So, when Algy passed some local residents on his way back from the Post Office, he paused to discuss various issues which they shared in common, such as how best to maintain full fluffiness in the sleet and snow, and the most appropriate hairstyles for freezing temperatures…