my first tattoo
technically it's my only tattoo, but since i seem to already be referring to it as my "first", it would stand to reason that there will be more to follow!
Nostalgic For Nineties Tattoos
I've been considering getting a tattoo, I'm not sure what, I just like the idea of having one. Which is probably a sure sign that I shouldn't get one. I've been flicking around the internet and tattoo books for inspiration and I've got distracted in my quest by the array of tattoos out there; the good the bad and the ugly. I'm particularly struck by the trends, there's always some motif or pattern that people have branded on them to show their individuality en masse. I've been feeling…
Tatt-astrophes | The World of Chinese
A gallery showcasing my personal favorite mistranslated "hanzi" tattoos. It never ceases to amaze what people will get tattooed on their body without checking its meaning first.
19 Asian Tattoos That Don't Mean What You'd Think
Asian character tattoos on English-speaking people are nothing new, with phrases like "hope," "dream" and "love" adorning many an ankle or lower back. Un...
Tattoos gone wrong: Permanently lost in translation
Tattoos gone wrong: Blogger Hanzismatter translates people's Chinese tattoos gone wrong -- here are some of the biggest blunders