Jack Newton is a fan of science. A dedicated fan. His decision to permanently print a portrait of the world famous physicist Stephen Hawking on his leg not only proves his die-hard attitude towards science but also demonstrates his excellent taste in body art.
The tattoo – complete with a Monty Python line from the classic Life of Brian film ‘He’s not the messiah. He’s a very naughty boy’ written underneath it – has already won two trophies at tattoo conventions.
Mr Newton said: “I read A Brief History of Time, but to be honest I didn’t understand a word, but I respect the man and that’s why I got his face tattooed on my leg.
That’s a good enough reason than any to get a tattoo. As for myself, well, I lost a bet.