Tattoo or not to tattoo that is the question

I was reading an article on the The Telegraph website earlier today about HMV banning visible tattoos and piercings for their store staff and the discussion it sparked in the comments section.  Most of the comments moved from the unification of staff appearance to the topic of body modification being a past time of layabouts, thugs andContinue reading “Tattoo or not to tattoo that is the question”

Grandchild of the war

Growing up on a small island, once occupied by the Nazis during WWII, you grow up with an ever present knowledge of ‘the War’ or ‘the Occupation’ as it’s referred to back home.  Be it through school books or the ever present reminders in the architecture dotted around the island.  The now vacant building thatContinue reading “Grandchild of the war”