A short overview of the history of body piercing and two articles about a decline of tramp stamp tattoos, both in English and in German.

Moko tattoo artists with a mission at the London Tattoo Convention.

CT: Norwalk to inspect city’s tattoo parlors.

Dress code: policemen and their tattoos again and ‘skin in the employment game’.

‘Interesting news’: ‘John McCaine’s daughter addicted to tattoos’.

Finally, something ‘highbrow’ again: a link to a German article about Herman Nitsch and his museum (sent in by a friend) and an interview with David Cronenberg who briefly discusses his view on human bodies.