Sunday, 3 October 2010

10. Tattoo (reprise)

It was uncomfortable, but didn't hurt. It wasn't as big as Johnny originally planned, but still looks great. It was done in under an hour and I now know that if and when I move, I won't hesitate to get another one on the other shoulder!

For now though, this one will be enough. Right now it's covered in vaseline and clingfilm (I feel like a chicken about to go into the oven) and I can't take a bath or go to the sauna for two weeks, but I like it.


  1. So, you did it!! Well, it's very pretty.
    -- K (in shock)

  2. You did it!
    Very pretty and classy

  3. OH, and it's a TULIP.
    How very Hollandaise. Or Hollandesque.
    Um, let's try again...
    Mara, my dear, you now have a certain je ne sais quoi. Distinguishes you from all the other bus drivers.
    Hmm, that doesn't sound quite right.
    Mara, you have a tattoo and it's a tulip too. C'est si bon. (Notice I don't speak Dutch, or indeed even very much French, despicable in an intelligent Canadian.)
    Ah, I have it.
    Tres elegante, cherie. C'est vous, cherie, c'est vous.
    I'm having entirely too much fun here, and it's past my bedtime.
    Bon soir. A demain.

  4. I have to admit I'm not a tattoo kind of person(old fogey), but this is very pretty, and appropriate. Besides which, entirely too many of them are of a rose.

  5. It's very pretty. Aren't you brave?

  6. It's lovely but I'm still unconvinced that tats are for me.

  7. Ça ç'est bon! Tres beautiful!! (My french is pretty brutal too, I'm afraid.) I like that it's a tulip. Very Dutch. Perfect.

  8. I've thought about getting a tattoo, but I suppose that thinking is as far as I'll go.

  9. A very delicate flower and by all means beautiful. Well worth the it.

  10. O wat stoer! Ik vind 'm mooi! Heel beschaafd en ook leuk dat het een tulp is. Goh Mara, I'm impressed! You wild chick ;-)

  11. Nice! I like the placement because you can show or hide it as you please. I'll go write a post with tattoo pictures now. You showed me yours, I'll show you mine :)

  12. Whoa, Mara! You never seize to amaze me!

  13. It's beautiful. You are being one wild girl on your vacation. All kidding aside I really like it. You are braver then I would be.

  14. I saw a girl with POW! tattooed on her neck the other day! This is a good deal more tasteful and appropriate, though I wouldn't want one myself.

  15. Crikey Mara ...... I love it and so appropriate, aye?? My Mum's ancient and she doesn't like tattoos but even she said yours is nice. Mum has 3 daughters. Two of them are tattoo free but the youngest and my favourite (but don't tell anyone) has a tattoo of a flower on her FOOT. On her FOOT!!! What's that all about???

    1. Well, it is now five years later and the colour has faded somewhat, so I will need it to be touched up at some point. But I still like it.

      A tattoo on her foot? That must have hurt!


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