Saturday, September 22, 2007
Readers of my Ponder Post 10: Tattoos? - every day it is still the most hit page on my site - will know my feelings about 'body art' or 'potent emetic' as I think of it. Judge then of the damage done to my breakfast by this feature in The Guardian. I am consoled, however, by the line about Wayne Rooney's tattoo - 'A simple Celtic cross adorns the upper arm of the temperamental England and Man Utd footballer, accompanied by the name of his fiancee, retail specialist Coleen McLoughlin.' 'Simple', 'adorned' and 'retail specialist' - a lovely sentence, but perhaps I am too easily pleased.
Posted by Bryan Appleyard at 9:52 am