Listening to understand.

Posted on 19th March, 2019

There are many nuanced aspects of tattooing that make this craft a difficult one to crack. Perhaps none more so than for a tattoo to exist it requires another being as invested in your vision. This person then needs to possess the will, commitment, trust and myriad other qualities to actually see their skin transformed

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Conquering the Self.

Posted on 11th February, 2019 Hanumantra Blackwork Tattoo

I’ve always enjoyed a film in which its opening scene presents the audience with the end (or there about) of the story. In fact some of my favourite films have used this gambit such as “snatch”, ” momento”, “fight club”, “usual suspects” and the list goes on. By doing this the emphasis is shifted from

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Tattoo Giveaway.

Posted on 7th December, 2018

It was a around this time last year, shortly after the birth of my second daughter that I decided to do a tattoo giveaway. It was the first time I had done such a thing and it was in part a way for me to pass forward some of the good juju. I was riding

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Posted on 13th August, 2018 Hanumantra Blackwork Tattoo

Every action we take and each decision made is a reflection from the inner workings of our cerebral matter. An echo of a pattern from the depths of our mind, like a wave that travels as a ripple across the ocean but once it reaches the shore has the potential of a devastating impact. It

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The greatest gift is perspective.

Posted on 24th January, 2018

There are some feelings that you never forget. The nervous tension spinning in your stomach whilst the excited anticipation beats faster in your chest. Swimming through varying and conflicting emotions whilst gasping for every breath, on the brink of drowning. I remember all of the above when I was 18 years young, still a boy

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The final post…this year.

Posted on 31st December, 2017

It happens the same time each year and yet somehow when it arrives it always comes as a shock. Like a predator in the periphery of our vision that pounces in the blink of an eye the New Year will dawn. In anticipation I have followed my usual ritual for the past few years where

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Tattoo Giveaway!!!

Posted on 7th December, 2017

“T’is the season” as they say. In the past few weeks I have been lucky enough to see the birth of my second daughter and experience all of the joys of fatherhood again. Some of which have been to see the way Marley has interacted and excelled the expectations I had of her as a

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Posted on 21st November, 2017

It has taken some time for me to finally get around and design a new run of T-shirts that I’m happy enough to get printed. But finally the time is here and I’m happy to share with you the start of what I hope will be a successful series, titled “Duality”. Using cotton as my

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Visions from the future.

Posted on 13th August, 2017

Trends are a lot like the tide, they are constantly changing and coming in and out of fashion. You can see it with clothing, decor, music and film. Those of us born in the 80’s had the pleasure of being exposed to when looking to the future had a time to shine and during this

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The Pull

Posted on 14th March, 2017

I was born in a town that is almost entirely surrounded by water, there’s only a couple of hundred metres of land that stop it from being a moat. During the years that brought heavy rainfall we would see the town flood and devastate those whose lives got washed away. Even now each year the

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