“Without our clothes we are all alike, rich and poor, nobleman and peasant in our naked state we’re are all equal….equal and free”
Not a line from Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde or Dickens or from a song written in the swinging sixties, but a statement from Elizabeth Bellemy in the 1970s period drama Upstairs Downstairs. The English language has in the past, been colourful and meaningful with its rich dialect and fulfilling prose, but nowadays its somewhere lost among all the Americanism that are creeping in. In this blog I try to be meaningful and fulfilling with the range of topics and accompanying photographs and at the same time fit it all in around our lives and lifestyle.
The evenings have drawn in and its dark by 5pm, gone are the long drawn out evenings and bright sunny morning replaced by grey skies and the odd sunny day. We’ve tried to carry on like nothings happened but its difficult,we are however over at Arcadians this weekend, for the annual combined Halloween and bonfire party.
The weathers set to be dry and reasonably warm for this time of year but wether it’ll be warm enough to go clothes free we’ll just have to see. I’m going to take my camera and get some good shots of the fireworks hopefully so watch this space.The club is open to members all the year round but even though we try to run events through the winter, most members like most UK naturists only see naturism as a May to September activity.
What do you do during winter ? I hear you ask : Well, outdoor naturism is a bit limited in England, since temperatures can dip below freezing level during the night. Indoor naturism knows no season boundaries, as we live naked some of the time here at home sometimes with the heating on. Then there’s venues like indoor pools, either having naturist sessions, or even spas with saunas, steam baths and massages…Prested Hall is a favourite with us.