Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Skinhead


As a last resort, as a last romantic gesture, you can always throw yourself away before they do it for you, I once asked a 14 year old who had the word SKIN tattooed across his forehead what he'd do if he ever lost the faith, he said:
"Cut me 'ead off or maybe grow a fringe."

8 comments:

  1. He Could ,of course, do both? Of Course, such things need to be done in the Right Order........
    [Re:W.R. he seems to have attended to matters.]

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  2. Indeed but I like the intensity and single-mindedness of the skinhead.

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  3. Just out of interest, any idea who took the picture, where it was taken and by whom. It looks like one that an old mate of mine Han Foo-Qune took as part of a series for the NME in about 1979?

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  4. Rog:

    It is taken from a book by Nick Knight called Skinhead and all the photos were taken by him.

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  5. cut off his head or grow a fringe...bless his heart, for his sake i hope laser tattoo removal becomes as inexpensive as tattooing! xox

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  6. Indeed, or maybe he'll carry the flame forever and never lose faith, who knows, I just thought the idea was so extreme but had a certain romance.

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  7. CEMPLYMEDIA:

    Which one man, you've got too many bogs?

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