No, I haven't dropped a donut on the keyboard again. Movember is an annual, month-long celebration of the moustache, highlighting men’s health issues, specifically prostate cancer.

The Thornbridge guys and gals are involved in the fundraising this year, with the brewers joining in and the regulars at their pubs being persuaded to contribute too. Cat at the Coach & Horses convinced me to give in a whirl. My tache capacity may be smaller than a stunted amoeba, but I'll give anything a go for charidee.

One man dies every hour of prostate cancer in the UK; more than 35,000 men will be diagnosed this year and prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. Enough to make me think; hopefully enough to make you want to donate. Click here to donate online using your credit card, debit card or PayPal account.

PS - those ever-enterprising bods at BrewDog are taking part too, with 25% of the sale price of a Movember beer being donated to the charity. Nice one, Mo Brothers!


  1. Not engaging with Movember, but we are getting stuck into Nanowrimo. November's clearly a busy month for trivial pursuits.

  2. I entered Nanowrimo a couple of years back - not an easy project.

  3. I'd like to take part but I grow the worst 'tache ever and I'm told I look like a paedo. Plus I'm vain and I've got a beer festival or event every weekend, plus my birthday, and I want to look good!

  4. Poor excuse Mark... I have an event down in London with Brian Turner (the TV chef dude) who has a great 'tache and is gonna make mine like like a poor attempt at copying him! Yet still I grow the mo...