Brian Brennan: Emotions run high as our youth's spirits hit new low
Published 15/02/2011 | 05:00
THE barber was trying to make conversation, as barbers do. A haircut involves a certain amount of personal intimacy and a bit of chat helps to minimise any sense of the absurd.
Asked what he was up to these days, the young man in the chair said he would be emigrating to Australia in a couple of weeks.
Oh, and how did he feel about that, asked the barber.