My ink is for me, my tattoo collection

20170616_164320893_iOSA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away I was at Uni studying IT and doing all the usual IT geek things, sitting in the dark, not socialising, drinking coffee, learning Pi to 11 decimal places and making virtual online friends in chat, MUDs and BBS.

Then one day I decided to get a tattoo after a few of us had various discussions about tattoos and meanings.

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Marcus Aurelius Quote – or is it?

marcusa“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

– Marcus Aurelius

I’ve read contradicting articles that this quote both is and isn’t from Marcus Aurelius.

Personally I don’t care, as when I read the quote I find it oddly calming and I feel it’s a good reflection of my own values and beliefs. It’s a quote that resonates with me and something that may do with others.

His or not, this is my favourite quote and I will continue to find peace in it.

To hear or not to hear, that is the Question

img_2931Odd question to ask yeah?

Well maybe not, depends on your situation and what you’ve grown up with.

General Bloodbath McGrath knows….

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Tale of the Road Warrior – Lost love of driving

img_0273Not quite Mad Max, but more Mad Matt. Of course this tale isn’t set in Australia, there aren’t half-naked men in assless chaps, the vehicles aren’t sped up to make them appear faster and Tina Turner won’t be singing songs in a town powered by pig poop.

It’s a more subdued tale of my driving life and how I lost the love of driving.
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Soap dispensers, reviews and severe pain….

Odd title I know, but odd things need odd titles so here we are. This post will contain some silliness, some soap and something else, something that not many people know and may even be shocked to learn.

So first the soap……
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