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So it’s almost midnight where I am, but what a better time to share something significant that I had done today. It’s my first and probably my last but #ynwa apart from being @liverpoolfc‘s thing it’s also @lordmooch and I’s thing. In our wedding vows we said “I promise you’ll never walk alone”. I meant it then and if possible I mean it more now. In a month we’ve been together 15 years and in my 44th year, I wanted a permanent keepsake. It’s my design in my own handwriting. 💜❤️💜#tattoo #barcelona #tattoos_of_instagram p.s. Tap the picture to see where I had it done and who by – they were kick-ass AWESOME!!!
So as you an see above, I got a tattoo. which is something I have been considering for a few years on and off and even when a few weeks before our holiday I erring on the side of getting one done, I was still going back and forth.
However on the day I decided definitely yes, which was about 11:30am, by 15:00 it was done and dusted. I had googled previous English speaking tattoo shops in Barcelona and luckily enough there was a highly recommended one about 5 minutes walk from our hotel, namely Oxytocina here:
On arrival we had a great welcome from the owner and the consultation was easy as, apart from the fact it was done in English, they clearly knew their stuff. I took in my own design and the gave me a little advice on sizing and placement (I originally wanted it on my foot, but was advised that it might not last as long, so I switched to my arm), and then before I knew it, I was sat having it done.
It took about an hour altogether and just 10-15 minute to do the actual tattoo. It didn’t really hurt (maybe 2/10) and I was THRILLED with the result. It’s quite a delicate tattoo, which was exactly what I wanted and I couldn’t recommend Oxytocina highly enough.
My insta explains the meaning behind me having YNWA on my arm and do you know what’s cool. Last year (2017) M had a “Forever Stone” laid at Liverpool’s ground, Anfield which also has a similar inscription….
In fact, I filmed a VLOG for my YouTube Channel about it all too: