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Under the ink: Tola, The Village Tattooist

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Nowadays it seems as if every man, woman and his/her dog in the western world is ‘inked up’. The last couple of decades have seen an explosion of ‘body art’. Gone are the days when tattoo parlours were the domain of Maoris, pissed up sailors and those used to taking regular holidays in Her Majesty’s finest institutions. From sports stars to Hollywood A-Z listers and right down to sink hole estate trash, everyone has gone under the needle. Continue reading

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Getting a Tattoo in Cambodia


Yesterday I took a Khmer friend to the Khmer tattoo parlour near Toul Sleng. Many people have asked about getting work done in PP recently so I can report the following; The tattooist is a young lad of about 22…

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