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Movember diary

Chester Grucza

It's been a big week for Movember. Not only did we cross the halfway point, the campaign has surpassed the one million mark for registered Mo Bros and Sistas worldwide.

Tuesday, 20 November, 2012, 4:06pm

Movember diary: Chester Grucza comes clean

Chester Grucza is regrowing his moustache for prostate cancer research.

One week in and I'm pleased to report growth along my upper lip is starting to show strong signs of progress (or should I say, mo-gress). It's great to see I'm not going it alone; I've noticed lots of guys around the city sporting stage one moustaches. Hong Kong seems to have really embraced Movember.

13 Nov 2012 - 9:11am


Who started it? Ellis Kreuger (who originally trained as a tailor) and Alex Daye founded Moustache in September 2009, as a bespoke tailoring house. The American designers had arrived from New York with bags full of attire unsuitable for Hong Kong's balmy humidity.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


It's time to get your freak on with a couple of mustachioed sisters. CocoRosie, the queens of 'freak folk' - a genre they helped pioneer along with Devendra Banhart and Antony and the Johnsons - are coming to Hitec in Kowloon Bay on January 21, and if you care about exciting music of any stripe, your presence is required.

9 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Worthy causes trump razors for mustachioed fund-raisers

Tired of razor burn and prickly stubble? Then just let it go, let it grow. A new fad, at least for fund-raising, seems to be men letting their facial hair grow.

3 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Question 1 To shave or not to shave?

Question 1

To shave or not to shave?

Listen to this podcast. After you've heard it a couple of times, see if you can identify the different styles of moustache and beard as described by the presenters.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am


'Every minute and every second of my life I love everyone, even those people I don't know. How do I love everyone at once? I don't hate them.'

Singer and actress Cecilia Cheung Pak-chi, speaking of universal love

'He recommended that I shave off my moustache, trim my nostril hair and eyebrows.'

26 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Copping six of the best

THE scene: A school playground.

The chatter: 'Swap you two Faye Wongs for Police Launch Number Three and an armoured personnel carrier'.

30 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Orchestrated glory is the wrong tune for any game

''HEY, Jim, yer not going to win today, are you!'' was the question, made indubitably rhetorical accompanied as it was by the steely flash of a flick knife.

The football goalkeeper, to whom the query with menaces was aimed, was afflicted with a sudden and severe case of ''dropsy'' resulting in his team losing rather heavily.

23 Jan 1994 - 12:00am