Firstly, the number seven is symbolically a very powerful number – apparently it symbolises every positive and valuable matter in existence like a prosperous life, happiness, renewal and perfection and that couldn’t be more fitting for my seventh inking. To think after my first one I thought that was going to be my only one – hahaha – so silly!
So the inspiration for this beautiful piece is the awesome Stormlight Archive works by Brandon Sanderson – the fourth book is due out in November and I literally cannot wait. These books mean so much to me – and though it’s intimidating that it’s aiming to be a 10 part saga I am also so glad that it will be, something to enjoy and be invested in for years, and I hate when series end after three books as I get so invested in the characters and their story and feel bereft when it’s over, so least I don’t have that to worry about for quite some time with this amazing series! Read More »
In recent years I have become genuinely fascinated by tattoos, a lot of my friends have them which made me realise how stunning they could be, but I have been known to stare at complete strangers tattoos, which isn’t always the best thing to be caught doing. Though every so often it has resulted in an unexpected and interesting conversation. Finding out why they had it done, was it just teenage rebelliousness or was it a more considered decision with a story behind it?
Chatting with people I would probably never have spoken to, and it’s all been sparked by their body art.
So just before my 30th birthday, I decided I really wanted to get a tattoo, but for me, this was a massive decision and not one made easily, mainly due to my anxiety. Now you may wonder what my anxiety had got to do with it, but one of my triggers is a big fear of having an allergic reaction to things, such as foods, hair dye and therefore not surprisingly tattoo ink!