Definitely the spiral tattoo reflects my over all experience of life here but the spiral isn't that pretty for a tattoo :-/ ~ a spiral shape fern of New Zealand. Symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace.
Koru - a symbol of Maori art mimicking the fiddlehead of new ferns. It symbolizes new life, growth, development, and peace. The circular shape of the koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point