If ever there was a time to get a tattoo, it would be after you graduate from the University of Edinburgh.
No matter what your grandmother would say, you just survived four whole years of living in arctic conditions and watching your youthful optimism die. Of course, you should commemorate this magical moment by putting a tribute to Edi on your body forever.
However, for a graduating cohort of indecisive and anxious oat milk drinkers, choosing what to tattoo can be a very difficult task.
You want something that looks cool and aesthetically pleasing, but also perfectly captures the essence of spending four years in this city. Plus, it can’t be so garish as to offend your new bosses at the law firm/financial/marketing firm where you’re about to start.
But don’t worry, because we’ve created 30 Edi-inspired tattoo designs that are dying to make a permanent feature of your body.
I honestly think some of them would make for really cute tattoos, while others would provide you with a next level Tinder bio line. I mean, who wouldn’t slide straight to “I have an Appleton Tower tattoo”.
And if it turns out to be a disastrous decision, you can always cover it with dad’s money.
Edi animals to tattoo
1. Mr Spock
2. A highland cow
3. Ferret-Man Ferrets
4. Greyfriars Bobby
5. The flat mouse
6. A street rat (i.e. a tribute to your ex)
8. A seagull stealing your chips on Portobello
9. Heroes of The Dog House
10. The cat Victor Hugo
11. An Irn-Bru can
12. A fried Mars bar
13. Cherry blossoms
14. The Hive logo
15. A pint of Tennent
16. VK Bottles
17. Civerinos Pizza Slice
18. St. James Quarter poo
19. “Viva La Cowgate”
20. Subway Venom
Edinburgh United until I die
21. The Scandinavian bar
22. ‘Fourth floor’ in a heart
23. Appleton Tower
24. Teviot Nachos
25. The Big Cheese Logo
26. A Skateboard for Bristo Skaters
27. A traffic cone
28. “St Andrews sucks”
29. JMCC hash browns
30. ‘I ❤️ Peter Mathieson’ right across your chest
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