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Phil

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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2014, 07:05:04 PM »
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I think I had mine done a couple of years later than that, perhaps by then he was shaking too bad with the DT's.
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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2014, 08:57:02 PM »
 :) Im afraid I hate all tattoos and nose rings, or anywhere else rings.  My Dad had tattoos, I expect from being in the war, and I thought that all men had them.  But I do hate them now, especially on girls.  In my opinion the girls want to look pretty and then spoil it with ugly tattoos. 

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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #24 on: June 30, 2014, 09:56:28 PM »
Tattoos on women put me right off :-\ (almost  -  but not quite  -  as much as nose studs >:( ).

Me too - have seen some that are well done yet fail to ''improve'', much as cosmetics frequently defeat their purpose
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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2014, 09:38:25 PM »
Re nechells green tattooist....I had both mine done there in the 60's...there was a pub near there.  remember a drinker in there had a crock false arm it was alleged....think it was called the beehive..no trace of anything now..even the clock on the green gone

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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #26 on: August 05, 2014, 09:42:30 PM »
Only thing on the green now is Wing Yip supermarket .
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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #27 on: August 06, 2014, 11:16:25 AM »
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Where was the clock on the Green, I don't remember one. What year was it when you last saw it?
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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #28 on: August 06, 2014, 12:25:07 PM »
I seem to remember a clock on the triangle in the middle of the road...might have been an apparition after too many in the beehive..

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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #29 on: August 06, 2014, 01:29:58 PM »
ayjaybee

As you can see from this first photo taken from the top of Bloomsbury Street (I think) there was no clock on the little island only an ornate lamppost, the other one taken from what would have been known at that time as Charles Arthur St leading on to High Park Corner.
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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #30 on: August 06, 2014, 01:47:12 PM »
I was trying to remember if there was a clock there or not , I did not think there was. Clocks were a thing we needed to know where they were because most of us did not have watches , plus our clocks at home were not that good . Factory hooters and whistles would tell the best time.PS , as I remember the tattooist had two good arms unfortunately neither any good for tattooing.
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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #31 on: August 06, 2014, 10:28:58 PM »
thanks for the pics..your right...time fades memories....knew there was something on the island..

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Re: Old tattoo artists in Brum ?
« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2018, 02:43:26 PM »
My first tattoo was done by Johnny O'Brian(?)in the "Bingo"arcade opposite Lewis's in about 1961---It still looks as crap today...