When I retired, I wanted to get my nose (septum) pierced. That took me on to have many more piercings done. I also now have some, limited knowledge of the art and craft of piercing, but I am by no means an expert.

I do like to see more adventurous piercings, though, like this:


I got very interested in piercing. Not tattoos or other body modifications, just the piercing. As someone who has never worn jewellery in his life, it was a new adventure for me.

Let’s dispel a few myths:

It’s not an expensive exercise. You can get a septum piercing for £25, maybe more depending on the jewellery you pick.

It can be painful, of course, when it is done as people are sticking needles in your body, but only for a short time.

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