The art in storytelling.

Posted on 8th January, 2019

What does it mean to me to be a tattooer? Technically I guess it means pushing ink under the skin to create a permanent mark, to me though it means so much more.  As an artist it’s important to first become technically proficient in the medium you decide to call your craft so as to

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Posted on 7th December, 2018

  Last year we were ecstatic to welcome our second daughter River into our lives. Those close to me will know that we encountered many troubles and heartaches along the way so we are over the moon with our little miracle, and overjoyed watching the love and warmth between Marley and River. Marley has succeeded

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HEALING PAST WOUNDS- covering scars successfully with tattoos

Posted on 28th November, 2018

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw. COVERING SCARS SUCCESSFULLY WITH TATTOOS: This requires a lot more attention to detail than working on unscarred skin. It is always best to work with the flow of the scar rather than against it. It is worth noting that the scar tissue

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Posted on 22nd November, 2018

It is alway such a special request to be asked to cover scars with something beautiful. To help heal the mental as well as the physical wounds and put closure to events and traumas in the past. Many people hide their scars away and to give them back a sense of freedom and peace is

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Posted on 12th August, 2018

A poem about Marley the magical boat and her adventures on the mysterious River. This is a colouring story book inspired by my two incredible children, our love for adventures and my other passion- tattooing and how it can be a beautiful way to record the journey of your life. This will be available soon

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Posted on 24th March, 2018

Congratulations on your new tattoo and thank you so much for choosing me to be your tattooer. Now for some aftercare instructions and information on how to protect your investment! FOR YOUR AFTERCARE YOU WILL NEED: Cling film, skin tape, pure baby wipes with no chemicals and tattoo aftercare such as hustle butter or bepanthen. We

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Posted on 12th December, 2017

GETTING YOUR IDEAS ACROSS TO ME: In terms of ideas for the tattoo; I love your input, references and design ideas no matter how many you have. What are your thoughts behind the design and any possible future plans for other work. It all helps me to get a bigger picture of you, what you

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Posted on 27th June, 2017

SO YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TATTOOED BY ME: Firstly thank you for looking and considering me to be your tattooer, it’s something I take very seriously and endeavour to provide you with the best experience possible. I love working closely with you to come up with the best design possible, thats one reason why

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REFLECTIONS OF THE SOUL- Oil paintings by Jo Harrison.

Posted on 16th November, 2016

I did my first oil painting in 2006 with Jeff Gogue. As I travelled so much I didn’t get to paint regularly but would take 5 day blocks while staying with him and his family in Oregon and also in various different places as I travelled the world. Back then I would work on a

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Posted on 1st October, 2016

Lianne came to me a very shy lady who was ashamed by the battle scars having 3 children and subsequent abdominal surgeries had left her. She was nervous about getting her first tattoo and I’m struggling to find the words to tell you how happy and proud I am that she chose me to help

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