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As with anything, trends and fashions change and Wrigley has seen his fair share over the years. Anchors and dancing ladies have made way for Chinese lettering, Celtic and tribal designs, the majority of which are influenced by the Beckhams and Halliwells of this world. But there are certain parts of the body that they won’t tattoo - so even if you wanted to, you can’t have disappointment written all over your face. But with over 15,000 designs to choose from Terry’s certainly offers an excellent starting point. (Jane Hamilton) I Terry's Tattoo Studio, 23 Chis/io/m Street. G/asgow, 0747 552 5740.


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