I read an article this morning that reminded me of a draft post which I have meant to finish for quite a long time now. It was titled ‘Roy Exum: No Need For Any Tattoos‘. The author spends much of the article describing his scars in great detail and recounting the experiences that lead to [...]
Rebelling against your parents, boy bands who want to look manly and proving your love to the girl you have known for two weeks. Some of the reasons for getting a tattoo have to be water tight. Declaring your love for a film, TV show or musician is perfectly acceptable but you have to make [...]
My fear of getting a tattoo has a lot to do with its permanence and deciding upon its design. A third fear is guilt, and how regretting a tattoo has the potential to induce it in droves. On the flip-side, however, I value artistic expression and go through moments when I really, really want one.
If this article gets enough traffic, I’m sure the comments will begin to roll in. He is asking some good questions here that are sure to end in debate. What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you see a stranger with a tattoo? Do you place a snap judgment of foolishness upon [...]
I stumbled across an article on the Durango Herald the other day titled ‘When Ink Stinks’. As if the title wasn’t bad enough, the tagline, or subtitle, of the article is ’60 percent of people with tattoos have regrets’. This figure is over 4 times higher than the latest data that I am aware of, [...]