Tony opens new Kirituhi Tattoo Studio

Tony, from Kirituhi Tattoo, has opened a new studio in Ilkeston. This studio is now open to the public, and is the UK’s only dedicated maori, polynesian, samoan and hawaiian tatau. You will find the studio at 375 Nottingham Rd, Ilkeston, DE7 5BB.

The Awakenings 10th Birthday

Yes, you heard it right, after a couple years of silence The Awakening returns to Play in Reading to celebrate its 10th Birthday. 16th April at Play Reading 9pm – 4am £5 door tax In The Main Room (PsyTrance / PsyBreaks) Live Psyfi Abstraction DJ’s Jimjam Dark Angel Jamez 23 […]

RIP Evie Hoare

On Tuesday 23rd November I came home to find Evie dead on the sofa. She was stretched out like she was having a lovely sleep. When she didn’t respond to my greeting my heart broke and panic set in. She was perfectly fine when we left her in the morning, […]

Glade Is Back!!!

Finally some news about the future of the Glade Festival! They are going back to their roots, with a smaller festival at a new site. There is very little information at the moment, but it was tweeted earlier today and the Facebook page has this accouncement: GLADE FESTIVAL… IS BACK… […]

Minerva Beads and Crafts Opening 6th November

Minerva Beads and Crafts is opening this Saturday in Glastonbury, you will find them on the High Street. Tabatha and James have been running the business from home, taking there wares to markets around Somerset and Devon. They have now expanded and have there own shop in Glastonbury. I have […]

Death of the Technics brand?

If you have had anything to do with the club/party/dj scene in the last 20 odd years you will be fully aware of the Technics 1200/1210 turntables. Its been the market leader for years, they kept supplies low so the demand was always high, many DJs refused to use anything […]

Kneill Brown moves to Woody’s Tattoo Studio

Kneill Brown, formerly of Paradise Tattoo, is now working from Woody’s Tattoo Studio in High Wycombe. Kneill has been my favourite tattoo artist for over 10 years, and is responsible for many of mine. I am unsure of the reasons behind the move, but I wish him the best of […]

Tunnelcrew presents Tunnel Funk

Tunnelcrew presents Tunnel Funk Saturday 18th September 8.30pm to 2am Free Entry The Glass House, Crown Lane, High Wycombe REGGAE – DUB – FUNK HOUSE – ELECTRO Another night of fun and funky stuff brought to you by Tunnelcrew residents and some special guests. For more information see the Facebook […]

Glowball XIV Flyer

Glowball XIV

8TH OCTOBER 2010 PLAY STUDIOS, READING 10pm to 6am Oh yes, we are back and very excited about this! It has been a while and we are itching for a great night out! We will be at the usual haunt with the same amazing vibe (created by you of course) […]

Before and After Touchup

These are the before and after shots of my Kirituhi tattoo on my forearm. Kneill from Paradise Tattoo did a fantastic job of sorting it out for me. I needed the touchup due to a couple of reasons. Firstly there was a problem during the inking, I don’t think the […]

more maori inspired tattoo designs

More Kirituhi Tattoo Design Ideas

Its been a year since I first posted about searching for Kirituhi (Maori inspired skin art) Tattoo designs, since then I have had my lower left arm sleeve tattoo’d and more recently touched up to correct a few problems. My blog has received so many new visitors, mainly people looking […]

Glade Festival 2010 has been cancelled

Sadly the guys behind Glade has had to cancel this years festival, stating that rising costs to police it and increased legal fees have made the festival not economical to put on. You can read the official statement here. As you can imagine I am gutted, having worked with Glade […]