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An Evening with Jimmy Wong — “A Work in Progress”

It’s 10:30 on a Tuesday night in late June in Bangkok and I am waiting for Jimmy Wong to arrive at his tattoo shop in Bangkok. I’ve been coming to Jimmy Wong’s tattoo shop quite regularly (which means every time I am in Bangkok) ever since I first stumbled across his shop by accident in […]

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How Did They Know?

I have been traveling to Thailand for years as well as getting tattoos done while I am there and this is the first time that I have stayed at a hotel where there was a “warning” like this left in the room. Obviously, this hotel in Phuket has had problems with some of its guests […]

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Tattoos by Jimmy Wong: Cover-up in progress

Jimmy finished this cover-up on my right arm this trip to Thailand. He is going to have to add some more color when I am back here again in September.

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Small town guy…Big city living

The other day I was packed in like a sardine along with what probably seemed like a couple hundred other commuters on a subway car heading to the center of Seoul, and I thought to myself, “man, how could anyone do this day in and day out?’’ I am a small town guy, born and […]

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Would You Want to Drink This?

I am sure a plum-flavored drink would be very refreshing on a hot day, but I think whoever came up with the name of this product should have given more thought how it would sound in English.

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