no mistletoe, lots of tattoos

A Dutch article about the ‘star girl’ I’ve just come across reminded me of the big uproar she caused a few months ago and also showed how short-living it was for us and how nightmarishly long is must feel to her. Sure she made us doubt everything she says but still, let’s hope she’ll be all right after all.

Interesting and pretty ‘hardcore’ news from the US: tattoo marathon that might end as a new world record.

Bali doesn’t strike ‘us’ as a place where tattoos are very popular but ‘our’ impressions can be wrong quite often. Here’s an article about the Balinese tattoo scene and a tattoo magazine debuting there.

Books about tattoos are one of my favorite kind and here are two new titles that may be worth checking out: ‘Tattoos in Japan’ and another review of the ‘Tatted’ book showing the tattoo scene in Philadelphia.

Something touching to end this post – every body allegedly has a story and here’s a memorial story that’s a ‘tribute paid in ink, blood and long tresses.’