Monthly Archives: April 2012

‘It’s everything the arts should be but almost always isn’t’* We Are Poets at Bradford Film Festival

I think that practically everyone who went to see We Are Poets came out of the film and wrote a response.  This is a both testament to the power of the documentary and a nice example of bloggers helping to … Continue reading


1st tattoo – part two. Does it hurt?

‘The tattoo machine moves a solid needle up and down to puncture the skin between 50 and 3000 times per minute.  The needle penetrates the skin by about a millimetre and deposits a drop of insoluble ink with each puncture’ … Continue reading

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1st tattoo (part one)

It was partly my gift to myself for turning 30.  Midlife crisis tat? yeah whatever.  It undeniably was a coming of age of sorts though.  Another thing that I thought I was going to grow out of but somehow never … Continue reading

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