Disney’s Pro-Nudity

Here’s what this post is about, in a nutshell: Disney seems to support getting you out of your clothes. No, I don’t mean that now you can go naked at Disney parks (Imagine!) or on Disney cruises. Not yet, anyway. But, way beyond Donald Duck-ing (also known as Winnie the Pooh-ing – when you wearContinue reading “Disney’s Pro-Nudity”

A Naked Assessment

2018 was another great year for me personally as a naturist. Travel: I was able to visit new naturist locales in Spain and in Canada, accompanied by loved ones. Communities: I again ran in the 5K at Oaklake Trails and broke my previous record for book sales at their Fall Arts Festival, also accompanied byContinue reading “A Naked Assessment”

Celebrating 15 Years of Naturism in the Amazon

Naturism in Brazil may not yet be a widely held philosophy, but it does at least have a well-established national federation with clubs and parks that have been around for decades, and new groups still forming. Most of these parks and groups are located in southeastern Brazil, where the majority of the population lives, andContinue reading “Celebrating 15 Years of Naturism in the Amazon”

Modeling the Naturist Park: Bare Oaks

A short time ago on a long road trip, my wife and younger daughter and I took an opportunity to pay a visit to Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park north of Toronto, Ontario. While enjoying Niagara Falls, we had the idea to visit Bare Oaks rather spontaneously. I’ve been a listener of The Naturist LivingContinue reading “Modeling the Naturist Park: Bare Oaks”

Owning Naturism: An Interview with Héctor Martínez

“I want to make naturism a normal topic of conversation in Mexico.” Héctor Martínez, the dynamic young founder of NNG (Naturaleza y Nudismo Guadalajara), has recently been elected president of the Federación Nudista de México, that country’s national naturist organization. Héctor and I have enjoyed a steady dialogue over the past year or so, andContinue reading “Owning Naturism: An Interview with Héctor Martínez”

Barcelona’s Nude Beach

I went to Barcelona recently for a conference, and my spouse traveled with me. Before we left, I read about the city’s attractions – architecture, art, sports, etc. – and also beaches, one of which, Platja de la Mar Bella, is an unofficial nude beach. The name means ‘Beach of the Beautiful Sea’ in Catalan.Continue reading “Barcelona’s Nude Beach”

Chapter 12 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Chapter XII IN WHICH IS CONCLUDED THE SECOND SALLY OF DOFF DE CHONEZ, TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF ACTIONS TAKEN BY VARIOUS PERSONAGES TO PROMOTE NATURISM IN A MORE POSITIVE WAY At some point in late July—there is disagreement among historians and media specialists as to the precise date, but suffice to say that itContinue reading “Chapter 12 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 11 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Chapter XI IN WHICH IS DESCRIBED THE DISTURBING APPEARANCE OF THE KNIGHT OF THE WHITE MOON Shortly into the drive, Sammy Panzov’s stomach growled audibly. “Didst thou see, friend Sammy,” asked Doff de Chonez, “that the Miwok people knew how to prepare acorns for human consumption?” “It is an impressive accomplishment,” replied Sammy, “and yetContinue reading “Chapter 11 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 10 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Chapter X WHICH TREATS OF THE DREAM OF DOFF DE CHONEZ, AS WELL AS A REENACTMENT FROM THE ANNALS OF THE HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA Only a few minutes had transpired before the trio traveling in the hatchback found themselves crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. Sammy, who held great interest in observing what he could seeContinue reading “Chapter 10 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 9 of The Nude Adventure of Doff de Chonez

Chapter IX WHEREIN ARE CHRONICLED THE ADVENTURES OF DOFF DE CHONEZ AND SAMMY PANZOV IN THE CITY BY THE BAY, ALONG WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE CONSIDERABLE CONCERN OF THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY Jeff helped Minerva find some fruit, bread and cheese, while Doff contemplated waking up his sleeping companion. After a while, when SammyContinue reading “Chapter 9 of The Nude Adventure of Doff de Chonez”