More Naturism in Paris!

We catch up with Laurent Luft, the president of the Association des naturistes de Paris (ANP), to learn about their recent growth, the new naturist section in a Paris park, and the opening of a nude restaurant.

Also, this is our 100th episode since we started 9 years ago, in December 2008!
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Photo: ANP at O’Naturel in Paris (Laurent is 4th on the left)

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Episode C

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Mexican Naturism

We discuss the state of naturism in Mexico with Héctor Martínez, the founder of NNG – Naturaleza y Nudismo Guadalajara (Nature and Nudism Guadalajara).

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Photo: Héctor Martínez

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Episode XCI

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Hardcore Winter Visitors

We chat with a group of regular visitors who prefer to visit Bare Oaks only in winter. Their activities include dousing themselves with water while nude in sub-zero weather and ice skating, also nude, on our frozen lake.

Photo: Bare Oaks members skating in January 2016

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Episode LXXXVII

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Architecture of Nudism and Naturism

An interview with Sarah Schrank, associate professor of history at California State University, Long Beach, about her article on the architecture of nudism. Her article is as much a history of the nudist/naturist movement and the way its ideas and how it is practiced have changed over time.

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Photo: The Mason Family’s backyard from “The Private Life of a Nudist Family” in Nude Living Magazine #2, 1961.

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Episode LXXXIII

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Working at Bare Oaks

Each year, Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park needs to hire a number of people for the summer – more every year because of the park’s growth. At times, hiring the right people has been a challenge. We discuss the new and successful strategy used for the summer of 2015.

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Photo: Front desk at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park

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Episode LXXX
Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 79 in the audio.

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Weirdos

Are naturists weirdos? No, the textiles are the weirdos and here’s why. Plus Felicity, more standup comedians, and more…

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Photo: U.S. Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection, LC-USZ62-99824. – In 1922, Bill Norton, the bathing beach “cop”, is using a tape measure to determine the distance between a woman’s knee and the bottom of her bathing suit on a beach in Washington, D.C. Col. Sherrell, Supt. of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an order that bathing suits at the Washington bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee.

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Episode LXIX

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Body Painting

An interview with body painting artist Andy Golub plus results of the latest survey on Canadian attitudes towards nudity and recent articles about naturism.

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Photo: Heroes by Andy Golub

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Episode LXVIII

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Telling Others

Discussion, advice and experiences about telling others that you are a naturist plus reader comments, Felicity and more.

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Photo: Protesting the nudity ban in San Francisco, Wikimedia Commons by User:SFWheelchair. (Creative Commons License)

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Episode LXVII

 

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International Naturism

During the 33rd Congress of the International Naturist Federation in Koversada, Vrsar, Croatia, an interview with the Mick Ayers, vice president of the INF and Bernd Huijser, Policy Officer for international relations in the Dutch naturist federation.

Plus: over a million downloads/listeners to the Naturist Living Show this year! With 198,013 downloads/listeners in October alone!!

Naturist Living Show Listeners 2010-2012
Naturist Living Show Listeners (click image to view)

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Episode XLIX

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