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A young man’s first shave is a rite of passage, one of many moments that mark out the transition from boyhood to manhood.
I wanted to acknowledge and celebrate this moment in my sons life with something ceremonious and special, not just to honour him, but to also acknowledge and thank the men in his life that have each stepped up to be a trail blazer, mentor, friend and confidante….Men who have each been invaluable contributors to the development of Asa’s character and identity as a young man.

These 4 ride-or-die men are: His uncle Demian, uncles-in-law Gary and Jordan and his personal trainer Chris.

On December 29 Asa was surprised by them all and taken to have a first shave that he will remember for the rest of his life and film maker Matty Nyhuis was there to capture it all…..

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April 23, 2013 — 161 Comments

“Your blog has gone kinda quiet of late” He said. “I know” I said.

So here I am, with nothing much to say but with a sense that I should say it anyway.

I write this now from a plain. You know whenever you embark on something they all say to you ‘oh you will see the mountains and you will see the plains’ So this must be the plain. I wish there was a way to write a shrug of the shoulders. You know? When someone asks you how you are or how you’re doing and you don’t speak, you just shrug your shoulders? This post is a shoulder shrug. Its a blah. Its plain.
I credit this to one thing. Depression. Continue Reading…