“The tattoo attracts and also repels, precisely because it is different.”

I appreciate art in all it’s forms. And one such art is tattoo artistry. I think, in Western Culture at least, that over the years there has been a stigma attached to a person who chooses to have a tattoo. But I think, and hope, that we’ve finally started moving away from that concept and if you agree  or believe in the art of expression and individuality, then you would agree with me. Below are some of my favourite images of inked people 🙂 enjoy! “A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye.  As … Continue reading “The tattoo attracts and also repels, precisely because it is different.”

“After all these are not the memoirs of an empress, nor of a queen. These are memoirs of another kind.”

This post is a little self indulgent but I tend to post something of interest to me at the time and this is no different. In my mindless browsing through movies the other night I happened upon Memoirs of a Geisha. Old now, I know, but it is one of my all time favourite movies. If you haven’t seen it, you really should. If nothing else but for the breathtaking scenery and cinematography. Enchanting. I was truly captivated by it. All movie stills taken from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0397535/ and the pics of the cherry blossoms I have on file because i’m obsessed with them and have thousands. … Continue reading “After all these are not the memoirs of an empress, nor of a queen. These are memoirs of another kind.”

Think, Question… Believe

I just happened upon a blog through Twitter – which is awesome when that happens by the way – if you’re not on Twitter you’re missing out on these kinds of things, that is of course if you’re interested in opinions and ideas outside of your own bubbles. You can read said article here. (in fact you’re going to have to read it for the rest of my post to make sense. So, well, read it now. So you would have just read the concept of religion, politics and sex not being discussed usually as the norm. Which is of … Continue reading Think, Question… Believe