stories

tattoos and books

The fascinating thing about tattoos, across the time and cultures, is that they always tell us stories – about our identity, social standing, opinions, life experiences. In a way, they are like an open book, not always written in an easy to understand language but out there for us to read and learn about! Two interesting posts in this vein: tattoos in a library and one man’s stories!

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everyday stories

What I love about everyday-ness is its endless possibility to bring sth new, uncover a potential, show us sth interesting. And the same goes for ppl – at first they seem totally “normal,” (whatever it means) – without a spark of interest about them – and then, suddenly, we are able to uncover sth unique about them! Tattoos make it happen for us, so …

A few tattoo stories on seemingly unusual, “normal” ppl!

a day in life

A day in a tattoo artist’s life – urban legends of the rock’n’roll lifestyle surround an everyday struggle to make things right, esp. those far from being glamorous!

black and white

Simple and some of them stunning – small pieces of the black-and-white tattoo art.