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The Making of Sacred Skin

Aroon Thaewchatturat‘s post on Sacred Skin‘s anniversary…

Sacred Skin is One Year Old! Second Print Run Imminent!

Sacred Skin, the first English language book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, Sak Yant, published by Visionary World, is one year old today! It took photographer and co-author Aroon Thaewchatturat and me more than a year to put Sacred Skin together and it remains our most successful illustrated book publication. Happy anniversary and many thanks to […]

It was 24 months ago today! – Bangkok in Flames

It was two years ago today when Thaksin Shinawatra’s Red Shirt supporters confronted the might of the Thai military and were dispersed from downtown Bangkok, following months of occupation, confrontation and violence. Since then there’s been a change in government in Thailand and Thaksin’s sister Yingluck is now prime minister. The deputy prime minister allegedly […]