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I trained as a mental health nurse at Severall’s Hospital Colchester and a medical anthropologist at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Currently a PhD student at Anglia Ruskin University in Essex , researching symbolism in religious tattooing , with fieldwork being undertaken at the World Famous Skin Sorcerer Tattoo and Piercing Studio, Essex.

Marc Newton , the current owner, is an Official Ambassador for Razzouk Tattoo, Jerusalem, a well documented family of tattooists that go back to the 13th Century and of significant historical importance in anthropology , history , religion and tattooing.

Political activist , mental health advocate, animal rights campaigner, outspoken atheist, centre left ,  previously stood as an Independent Candidate at local elections.

* PhD intake postponed until September 2020 due to CV19!