Jurgen Fabry (BE) & Evelyne Moors (POR), restaurant owners, Stokrooie

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Evelyne: “We met each other fifteen years ago and have been together ever since. We started our own business a year after and have been married for five years now. How time flies when you’re having fun.”


Jurgen: “People can’t imagine it nowadays, but I got a lot of shit for getting my first tattoo. It didn’t impress my friends when I showed them my fresh sleeve; their concern was what would become of me after this. As if I had wrecked my future for getting tattooed. And they actually believed it. To be honest, the tattoos didn’t help when we wanted to start our business, either. I even had to throw out a couple of customers because of their comments on our tattoos. It’s a phase tattooed people won’t experience anymore. There’s a huge difference between being stared at and being insulted for something.”

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Evelyne: “We couldn’t care less, though. I love Jurgen’s tattoos, my favourites being his right sleeve and his chest.”

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Jurgen: “If I had to choose, I’d go for the angel on Evelyne’s ribs. That one’s rad.”