Of a trim, a tattoo and a tale from yesteryear | Daily FT

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Barber Nelson is an example which challenges the trappings of the so-called advanced technology. He testifies that technology is superficial without the human touch‘Lord Nelson Saloon’ on Chatham Street in Colombo Fort, now nearing a century, is more than a place for a haircut and a shave. One of the oldest professional facilities to do body tattoos in the country, Lord Nelson enables a window to a colonial past. Built and sustained on the cornerstones of quality, trust and hospitality, this queer little haunt without any flamboyance should ideally be promoted as a tourist attraction in Colomb…

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