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Nepal Earthquake – One Year On

One year ago today I got caught up in the Nepal Earthquake. I was covering with 5th international Nepal tattoo convention with Laure Siegel and Dom Pichard. The first big quake took place as we were interviewing tattooists in the ballroom of the Yak and Yeti Hotel. We spent the next four days wondering through […]

My Talk on Sacred Skin at The Nepal Tattoo Convention

Evidence of my presentation of Sacred Skin, the first English language book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos (co-authored with photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat and published by Visionary World), at the Nepal Tattoo Convention, held at the Yak & Yeti Hotel in Kathmandu from April 27th to 29th. Great event, great venue, amazing and patient audience! Sacred Skin […]