Liz Sheppard-Jones on why public nudity could be the way forward for Croydon “Doing anything on Sunday 15th May, Liz? Do you fancy taking your clothes off with me?”
Okay, so that’s not quite how the conversation went, but it’s not a million miles away. An old friend of mine has been through a serious medical scare recently. Happily, he’s been given the all-clear and he was looking for a way to celebrate. A naked 5k run might not be the most orthodox response to such a crisis, but I liked it.
The race was to be held at the Naturist Foundation in Orpington (since riot and civil commotion would ensue if it was tried in Lloyd Park), and this location meant that everyone, runners and spectators, would be taking off their clothes. Feeling the need for moral support, he wondered: was I up for it? … Read More »