Great article which sums up why it feels so good to be naked.
Great story from an age of innocence.
Originally posted on the sl naturist:
When did we get so scared? by guest columnist Phillipa
Twenty odd years ago, as a teen, we holidayed at my aunt’s farm in rural Britain, a fairly wild, inaccessible and out of the way place. I set off with the idea that I would hate it terribly. I wanted to be hanging out with my friends for six weeks, not stuck out in the wilds for three of them.
Life on a farm seemed like it would be boring. It also felt scary. No noise at night. No light at night. Dogs….were they dogs? Might they be wolves? :) …howling in the dead of night. (Note: there are no wolves in Britain)
My cousins, twins, a few months older than me, were maybe glad of a new face, but they initially seemed less sophisticated than me, a city girl.
Mobile telephones (cellphones) were in their infancy back…
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My review of Dating Naked
I only own one pair of speedo type briefs and even on a non nude beach they come off as soon as I’m in the waves (away from where I can bee seen)
Originally posted on Naked Diaries:
What is the purpose of a swimsuit?
I don’t mean the kind one would wear when going in the water in extreme conditions. I mean a regular swimsuit that one would wear at the beach while on vacation or relaxing from a hard day’s work.
Unless you’re a big fan of tan lines, the only purpose of such a swimsuit is to hide your naked body. And even if you are a fan of tan lines, there are far more interesting tan lines you could get if you created a shape out of some material which blocks sunlight and stuck it to your skin.
In any case, this makes a swimsuit pretty much an insult to man’s ingenuity, i.e. a thing created solely for the purpose of perpetuating the irrational fear of nudity.
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I am trying to be a “black belt” always looking for opportunities to get myself on TV/radio etc ;)
This is so true! We Naturists have been advocating non sexual Nudism as a cure for societies ill’s for years!
It makes me laugh when mainstream suddenly discovers that for example going nude boosts self esteem…. or getting all over sun exposure boosts vitamin d levels etc…
Going barefoot can lead to being bare all over :-)
Originally posted on Asian American Naturist:
I have no data to support my claim, only observation and experience. But I’ve noticed that people who like to walk around barefoot were open to nude recreation.
I once knew young woman who liked to walk around barefoot. She would walk around the mall barefoot or around town barefoot. She liked to skinny dip and hang around the house naked. She even played pool nude with her friends.
Every naturist I’ve met does not like to wear shoes. Does not liking to wear shoes mean you’re a budding naturist? Maybe not. But all the people I’ve met who were naturists first started out going barefoot.
This is what all who are devoted to the non sexual lifestyle should do, the more we post non sexual items using “hijacked by the porn industry” Nudist/Naturist tags the better chance we have of diluting the Google searches which bring up porn results!
Here is the article I wrote about Free Hiking/Nude Hiking/Nude Bushwalking as mentioned on the Naturist Living Show podcast on Sunday, July 6, 2014
Naturist Living Show podcast: http://www.naturistliving.bareoaks.ca/2014/07/telling-others.html