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2019 – Another photo taken in Lauriston on the day of my retirement cutting the hair

23rd December 2019
2019 - Another photo taken in Lauriston on the day of my retirement cutting the hair

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of my good friend and also my lawyer of many years, Jamie Gilmore.

Originally Lauriston Place had 4 chairs but it was very cramped so I re-modelled to 2 chairs to give us more .

As from about 20 years ago, 2000 we changed our hours and started to open at 6.30 am in the morning and close at 13.30 pm. This suited a lot of people because of the change to Flexible Hours that lots of businesses had changed to although by closing at 13.30 pm some of our customers accused us, jokingly, of being part timers. Non stop between those hours with just 10 minutes for lunch, you do the maths !!

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    Neil Johnstone

    Many happy memories for some 40 years of visiting you Ben in your shop in Lauriston Place. I miss our chats and often think of you as I drive past your shop. Thanks for being a great barber and making me feel more of a friend than a customer on my many visits. Best wishes to you, Neil J….

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