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Sad news from Switzerland where on June 30 died Herbert Hoffmann, a tattoo artist, tattoo historian and photographer.

Since Herr Hoffmann, a.o. in this interesting documentary about him and his friends, showed that tattoos are beautiful no matter how old your skin is, here’s a cool article about two elderly ladies getting their first tattoos, courtesy of grandson!

A new wave in German and Austrian articles makes a reader aware of a health risk posed by spur-of-the-moment tattoos done while away on holiday.

Even more uproar caused a tattoo on the new German president’s wife’s shoulder!

Maybe it’s much ado about soemthing seeing as English psychiatrists tell us that ‘The prevalence of tattoos is higher among people with mental disorders and those likely to come in contact with mental health services.’ Very interesting, isn’t it?

From La, news about the first eco-friendly tattoo studio in the world!

A German slide-show presents some interesting tattoos, among which you’ll find famous hand tattoos on Allen Falkner and (not that famous?) Otzi.

Tattoos and technology go hand in hand these days; here for those looking for a new one, iPhone provided an application with the list of some best US-based tattoo shops.

Something less edgy but at least eco-friendly in this article from Poland about ‘tattoos’ applied to bikes in Warsaw to prevent them from being stolen. Hopefully it’ll work!

About Ania Reeds

fit, modified, open-minded, well-read, always eager to learn. Don't judge me by your standards!

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