The geeks among you may recognise this as Gallifreyan script. More specifically it is the inscription seen on the side of the Doctor's crib in the mid-season cliff-hanger of the 6th season. Most people assume it signifies the Doctor's Gallifreyan name - which is MASSIVE secret that all us Whovians are waiting with baited breath to have revealed to us. After all River knows his name, so it's about time we knew it, too!!!
Isn't it pretty? If you Google "the Doctor's name in Gallifreyan" you'll soon come upon this image - it has done the rounds on Tumblr. You'll also see that many a Whovian on this planet is planning on getting this tattoo'd on their person. I have to admit, I want it tattoo'd on my person because it's so me! It's all full of circles just like my other tattoos (well, two of them).
I was thinking it would look really nice on my inner left forearm...
However, it contain a number of very fine lines, and my brother (who does all my tattoos because, while big and hairy and tattoo'd, he's, well, my baby brother!) is always saying those tiny lines are the first to bleed or drop out... So, it might need to be bigger and be somewhere like my back... Maybe down my spine...
Maybe I should make it a tramp stamp??? (for the uninitiated, that's a vulgar term for a tattoo on the lower portion of you back).
The thing that plays on my mind is that we still don't know what the Doctor's name is. What if he was name "Great Gallifreyan Git"? I'm not sure I was a tattoo that says "Great Gallifreyan Git" on my person. Okay, so most people wouldn't know what it meant, but enough of people maybe - millions of people watch Doctor Who!
Also, it might not be the Doctor's name... It might be the same of some loser Time Lord... It could be like having one of the lesser Baldwins... (yeah, yeah, I'm old...)
But, it's is so pretty, so whimsical.