Written in five different languages making it understood in approximately 120 countries. It’s to keep me safe while travelling but is also a tribute to my travels so far and to living with diabetes. When I was first diagnosed I was told they’d have a cure within ten years. As a kid I counted the years. When I got to ten I put my pen down. The tallies represent this. It’s been almost twenty years now.
This photo was taken a few hours after the text was done so it’s obviously a lot darker than it will be and still inflamed.
The caduceus was done by Aaron at Unique Tattoos, Subiaco, Western Australia in 2011. The lettering was done yesterday by Carlin at Unique Tattoos. The typography was designed by my brother Jake from Two Of Three (twoofthree.com Design, Mostly).