A couple of years ago, when Trine was editing the blog, she covered a story about nude swimming at the YMCA in America. This seems to have been a fairly commonplace change in attitudes in once male-only preserves. Are they hiding a bit of photoshopping? But it was certainly a scenario, whether it ever happened in real life or not, that was simple to recreate for the blog. Swimming at the Hamner Springs hots pools was segregated and naked in the middle s and this had been the situation for years..
Nude swimming , or skinny dipping , is the practice of bathing naked , whether in natural bodies of water, in swimming pools , or in hot tubs. The term skinny-dip was first recorded in English in In , the Bishop of Bath and Wells , Thomas Beckynton , issued the following "injunction and order to the archdeacon of Bath and his official, and all the rectors, vicars and chaplains of the city and archdeaconry of Bath":. Thomas Guidott set up a medical practice in the English town of Bath in
Presenter Kate Humble surprised viewers when she plunged naked into a freezing Welsh lake for her new programme set in Wales. Kate said she wanted to see if she was "brave enough to immerse herself" in Natasha's world. And she was - the Countryfile presenter stripped off for the cameras to go swimming in Llyn Cwm Silyn.
Reverend Kate Bottley stripped off in icy North Sea to mark autumn equinox. Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox. Gogglebox priest Kate Bottley was among Brits who stripped off this morning for a mass skinny dipping session.