From ‘Of course tattoos are a mistake. That’s the beauty of them’ , by Megan Nolan

not Nolan’s tattoo

“For me, my silly, ill-considered, multiple tattoos are one way to acknowledge this tragi-comic reality – that, unbelievable as it may seem, this body, which is often submerged in pleasure and activity, is also marching me towards death. It’s absurd, it’s unbearable, it’s an irresolvable agony that is best addressed by a £50 permanent doodle of a pissed Mickey Mouse waving a bottle of hooch, which will eventually join me in the grave.”

[full text | Nolan’s website]

From ‘Of course tattoos are a mistake. That’s the beauty of them’ , by Megan Nolan

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