My next tattoo.. It is a Finnish symbol for protecting against evil spirits. Known as Saint John's arms or St Hannes cross.

My next tattoo.. It is a Finnish symbol for protecting against evil spirits. Known as Saint John's arms or St Hannes cross.

Perhe means "family" in Finnish. The design is also Finnish and it's a Karelia knot.

Perhe means "family" in Finnish. The design is also Finnish and it's a Karelia knot.

My new tattoo 'Sisu' the finish word that has no direct translation to English roughly describes 'having guts' determination, strength of will and courage in the face of adversity- inspired by my mum. ☺️

My new tattoo 'Sisu' the finish word that has no direct translation to English roughly describes 'having guts' determination, strength of will and courage in the face of adversity- inspired by my mum. ☺️

Sielulintu:  Finnish mythological bird who protects one's soul while being asleep.

Sielulintu: Finnish mythological bird who protects one's soul while being asleep.

Sisu is the 'second wind' of mental toughness.                                                                                                                                                      More

Sisu is the 'second wind' of mental toughness. More

It's called Hannunvaakuna. It's an ancient finnish symbol of luck, and it protects from evil.

It's called Hannunvaakuna. It's an ancient finnish symbol of luck, and it protects from evil.

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