Book: The Bare Necessities

Fiery, young naturist, Paige, wins a karaoke contest on holiday, and together with her new singing partner they enlist the help of upper-class Jack to form a group and record their first album. However, Paige’s insistence that the Bare Necessities remain true to her naturist ideals causes friction...
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Book: Going Bare!

I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family...
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Article: London and Boudicca

February 2016 When we think of what soldiers look like today, we think of brave men or women in camouflage clothing, arranged into regiments and coordinated with military precision. We see pictures on television or in films of ultra-professional, unflappable highly trained personnel, taught to respond admirably in...
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Article: Naturist Witches and Batty Vicars

January 2016 In my last column I wrote about my National Novel Writing Month challenge: it is the task of writing 50,000 words inside one month and I chose to write a sequel to my first NaNoWriMo book – the Bare Necessities. Although I completed the challenge and...
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Article: Naked Music

October 2015 It’s that time of the year again when I start planning for National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is to write 50,000 words (the minimum amount for a work to be considered a novel) inside one month; entrants are permitted to plan their novel beforehand, but...
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Article: ZSL Streak for Tigers 2015

September 2015 As I mentioned in my previous column, August was the month I took on the ZSL London Zoo’s Streak for Tigers. Being a naturist, the idea of running around a famous London space sans clothing was an opportunity too good to pass up and had I...
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Article: What sort of country is Britain?

August 2015 A weird mix of staunch conservatism and liberal freedom. It’s a country that can host the multicultural splendour of the Notting Hill Carnival, the diverse Edinburgh Fringe and the fantastic Hay-on-Wye literary festival. It’s a melting pot of cultures and attitudes, and a land which seems...
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