“It hasn’t really changed my life, more so made me realise that this is for me, it’s part of who I am.”
Man bear, 34 years old, Caithness, Northern Scotland.
What do you do for work, rest and play?
I work in Telecoms… Yaaaawn… But it pays the bills. Rest wise, I go fly fishing and drink and I also work on my YouTube channel “ross the bearded scotsman.”
How many months growth is your current beard?
I’m currently on 5 months growth..with the occasional trim here and there.
What inspired you to start bearding?
I’ve always had facial hair since my early 20’s but nothing more than maybe 2 months worth of growth, then I’d keep trimming it… Decided just before Xmas last year to start growing this bad boy out and see how far I can take it.
How do you feel about shaving?
The thought gives me beardmares… Serious beardmares…(beardless nightmares). Can’t imagine not having one.
How does having a beard influence one’s sex appeal?
I think it’s a 50/50 thing with the ladies… Beards are like marmite… Or vegemite.. You either love them or hate them.
Describe your perfect partner.
A woman who smokes… Drinks bourbon..loves her rock music..and loves fishing…the search continues…
How do you react to an unannounced beard groping?
It kinda pisses me off if it’s drunken idiots trying to pull it, ladies though… They’re most welcome to feel away.
Whose beard do you admire most and why?
The Beard Baron, Ricki Hall, lacrox, they all have awesome beards… Just like me lol. 😁
How would you react to being told to shave by an employer or loved one?
I’d tell the loved one to go take a running jump …and my employer?? I’d grovel… Lucky for me my employer is cool with beards.
What is the number one benefit of growing a beard?
They make you look awesome, wise, worldly, like Gandalf!
What’s your best advice for those aspiring to grow beards?
I’d say it takes time, patience and eating well.
How has growing a beard changed your life?
It hasn’t really changed my life, more so made me realise that this is for me, it’s part of who I am.
What’s your opinion on beards being merely a trend?
Beards have never really been a trend I don’t think, if that was the case, beards have been trendy since the days of Jesus and they’re not fading away anytime soon.