Tattoo

This year’s Elthamread book ‘The Dragon Lady’ by Louisa Treger is based on the life of Virginia Courtauld who was  infamous for the dragon tattoo on her leg.  Taking this as our inspiration the Eltham Writers Group has written ultra short stories on the theme of ‘Tattoos’.  You can vote for your favourite Tattoo Story.

Militaire Tattoo by Robert Thompson

Militaire Tattoo by Robert Thompson

The wedding had been difficult to arrange.   Waiting nervously outside the church Bill Militaire watches as friends hurry inside. Some ...
Sign of the Times by Sylvia Stevens

Sign of the Times by Sylvia Stevens

It wasn’t painful, a gentle tickling feeling as the needle pierced the flesh of my upper left arm. The only ...
A Tattoo Life by Joanna Sterling

A Tattoo Life by Joanna Sterling

My first tattoo was Chris & Mandy with two hearts.  A clever tattooist over inked the ‘M’ with a curly ...
Art by Design by Val Spargo

Art by Design by Val Spargo

A dorsal fin tickles my thigh. A large swordfish glides past, its pale silver underbelly and sloe coloured back fading. ...

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