Of course it's a compliment! And well deserved :) n/t


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Posted by Lauren on June 3, 2002 at 16:43:21:

In reply to: honoured posted by samantha on June 2, 2002 at 17:30:15:

: I've Just finished a two day pre paid event (paid by a local
council.
: Like lauren yesterday was scorching and again like lauren I got
: rather red shoulders. I hadn't even got my books out before being
: swamped by kids asking 'are you the tattoo lady?' - sounds like a
: freak show doesn't it. I started at 12pm and was still being
: harrassed at 4.30pm ( was meant to finish at 4pm.
:
: Today i was working for the same council and again being harrassed
by
: loads of kids. However I had 3 asian ladies actually queue up for
me
: to henna them. Is that a compliment? One was in her 50s another is
: due to get married in September and is considering me to do her
: bridal work for her (YIPPEEE but scary as hell) and another also
does
: henna with awfull huge pre-mix carrot like bags from india that
smell
: like a petrochemical plant. She was saying that she hennas her
: faimily and friends a lot and sometimes she does it herself, how
nice
: it is to have it done by someone else and 'don't forget the curl
: there will you' MMM patronising or chatty?
: I spent more time on their designs (mainly HJBA paisly patterns)as
i
: wanted to impress. I don't get to work on any ethnic communities
here
: as i live in a predominantly white area (sigh wish i didn't).
:
: Well that's it. Off to Manchester agian tomorrow for a HUGE festival
: (we charge this time) but the weather forecast is not good.
:
: Had to share
:
: Samantha

 


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