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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #780 on: March 11, 2019, 09:53:56 AM »
so far march is strong winds and rain

found the mrs in my polytunnel yesterday morning sat in a folding garden chair reading a book  reckoned it was too breezy to sit outside naked.

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« Reply #781 on: March 18, 2019, 12:10:31 AM »

I have just bought a bit of additional garden furniture which I hope will enhance my monthly FRN activity.  I think it's called a love seat' - 2 seats and a little table in the middle.  It's for positioning on
a wall of our house, outside the kitchen patio door and out of site of any neighbouring glare including that of the dear lady when she is in the kitchen.  This wall gets the full morning sun and well into the day and my intention is to breakfast there naked as often as possible.  That is, wh
en it stops being arctic and river floodingly wet weather (hopefully in the next few days)!
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #782 on: March 18, 2019, 04:54:37 AM »
I have just bought a bit of additional garden furniture which I hope will enhance my monthly FRN activity.
John

Sounds good.  I was looking out across the snow at my snow covered yard chairs.   We are having the first 50 degrees F day since last October.  That's almost warm enough to sit outside if the sun is shining and no wind.   There is even a small patch of snow free grass on the south side of my house where the sun warms the house. 
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #783 on: March 26, 2019, 02:25:21 PM »
February was snow and more snow.  The first half of March was just as bad.  But this week, finally, the winds have shifted and we are having temperatures closer to 50F (8C) and I'm out mowing my lawn naked.  Still too cold unless you keep moving but they say it might hit 60 by the end of March.   At last.
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #784 on: March 27, 2019, 12:29:35 AM »

Yes, we are getting flashes of spring now, the plants are coming into leaf.  In the next couple of days there is an unusual (for the time of year) wide, high pressure zone over the UK that will bring sunshine during the day and cold frosty nights.  I have an unexpected 'day off' tomorrow.  I might try and walk up to the little wood I found a few months ago in midwinter and see if I can get across the deep ditch to the more secluded woodland beyond.  It may only be a small strip though.  We'll see.
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« Reply #785 on: March 27, 2019, 07:04:55 AM »
Report Request Nuduke!

We still have another week of March, but the weather has finally changed to old normal warm and spring temps. The skies have cleared. I realized that I was experiencing Seasonal Affect Disorder for the first time in all the time that I have been here. I used to get it when I lived in Michigan in the sixties.

So, We spent time being chilled friggin' cold taking shelter in the hot baths for a few days and then explored yet another paradise called Bonita Creek when the wind slowed. We have been to Havarock several times. We were in the Tortolitas one day. I have been hiking up there alone often, as I have to leave my house when it is being shown by realtors. I did a long trek up there when I got lost in my reckoning of the local hills and the trail had disappeared, other than where it was hijacked by errant cattle. I did visit a friend out there. It was a crested that I discovered as it first began to unfold. I now have that photo and a new one with more significant unfolding years later. We also went up into DF's old stomping grounds in the Rincons near the base of Mt. Lemon Highway. I'll have a few new stories to tell. There has been water from the rains and snow melt everywhere for days on end. The place is blooming everywhere and some mustard is chest high. Getting deeper tan. Naked and warm after too long a time being first sick and chilled then just chilled. Since before Christmas. It is such a pleasure to feel that warmth all over my body. Inside to open the windows and turn off the heater.
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #786 on: March 30, 2019, 06:32:17 PM »

Yes, spring is sprung properly too here in the Uk.  Sadly the weather changed for much the worse on my free day and so I chickened out.  This weekend is all friends and family occupied but if there's good weather during the week and I have a few hours to spare I shall try again.  Problem in the UK is, like today, there was full sunshine but the temp was only about 40F or less with significant breeze causing wind chill.  Even in the relatively sheltered environs of my garden I could only sit out naked for about 15-20 mins before I got quite shivery.  So I've got to pick my day carefully - I want to enjoy my naked romp in the woods if I get one and not be uncomfortable in chilly breezes.
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #787 on: March 30, 2019, 06:53:11 PM »
Where the weather suits my clothes, or lack there of.
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #788 on: March 30, 2019, 11:52:49 PM »
Im in Scotland and walked the Sidlaw hills for 7 hours yesterday, all but 30 mins naked (got dressed to pass by a couple of houses and cross a busy road). A good 13-14 mile walk. Did a 10 mile walk today, all good training for the two 26 mile charity walks i will be doing in August.

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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #789 on: March 31, 2019, 10:18:25 PM »
Im in Scotland and walked the Sidlaw hills for 7 hours yesterday, all but 30 mins naked (got dressed to pass by a couple of houses and cross a busy road). A good 13-14 mile walk. Did a 10 mile walk today, all good training for the two 26 mile charity walks i will be doing in August.
I get a kick out of those Island's of yours vocabulary, a 13 or 14 mile "walk" indeed! ;)

I must say that you certainly inspire me to get out and hike. I do enjoy myself, but I may be spoiling myself into doing less than I can. Generally speaking, how much weight do you carry and how much up and down do you contend with?

I live in such a warm environment that any little breeze chills me. I'm just not used to that. I can however handle hiking in 100 degree temps within reason. DF with her low body fat ratio is an even greater cold sissy that me.
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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #790 on: April 01, 2019, 09:45:55 PM »
during march weve had a few sunny days marred by chill breezes,  its been chilly in the shade but quite warm if you can find a sheltered sunny spot.  the leaves have started to appear on the trees and hedges so things are looking up. managed to get in a couple of hours naked mowing for a client last week so summer has started.

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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #791 on: April 03, 2019, 01:09:12 AM »
Hi JBG

The rucksack I carry is really there to hold clothes, first aid kit, maps, spare gloves and socks, water and lunch. Nothing too heavy though I have never weighed it.

As for heights, the Sidlaw hills are mainly in the region of 300m to 400m , nothing strenuous. When I do a serious walk, a Munro, then everything is over 900 metres.

Once walking, you get used to chilly winds and low temperatures.

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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #792 on: April 03, 2019, 09:59:06 AM »
I can happily walk naked at 0 reg C but not with any wind. I've a chart somewhere showing wind chill effects, and you have to be careful with that as there is a revised chart!

Like Hillwalkerdundee my rucksack contains spare/additional clothes, first aid, an emergency bivvy bag, camera, and a spare compass. I also gave two or three BN "what is naturusm" leaflets.

I also have a water bladder to be able to have a drink on the move. I was in trouble last week from my wife as I forgot to pack a fruit cake infused with Islay whiskey. (and that's the only alcohol I'll take out with me although on one Chistmas time walk someone brought orange segments in scotch - but it was Christmas)

Davie  8)

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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #793 on: April 03, 2019, 02:02:19 PM »
Hi Davie.

Agreed, I use the wind chill calculator every winter day and today. I was up walking naked for 3 hours this morning in a bitter, northerly wind of 20mph. It took the temperature down from +3c to -3c. It is something everyone needs to be aware of. My skin was frost nipped and when I ran into a textile I know well, he commented on the change of skin colour.


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Re: How was your month for Free Range Naturism?
« Reply #794 on: April 03, 2019, 06:54:11 PM »
!!!I get used to a furnace blast and an oven, being careful not to burn and you are marching through an invigorating frost nip! What was that word that Nuduke popped up with, "antipode?"

You stopped to talk with a textile friend. An in-town friend or a trail acquaintance? Is that a common occurrence, to stop and have nudity be acceptable to fellow walkers? Do you get a "naked guy' label among certain groups? Do they not think it unusual, or eccentric?

DAng, cold weather walkin'! How do you generally thaw out?

I think that I'd just have to take up residence in a sauna and get deliveries, until the next boat arrived. I spent four days in a windchill at the hot springs a few weeks ago. I just looked through a windchill chart and it was freezing and below in the wind during mornings and night. There was lots of wind with 50F's down to 30F's for temps.The sunshine made a difference, when I could get it. We took up residence in the hot mineral water for hours.

I could feel the wind pushing me sometimes, like I could lean on it. Other times, there was windbreak in the forested parts and we were able to lie down nude and tan after spending so much time in a particularly hot pool as to feel wobbly.

Guess I missed an opportunity to experiment. I just looked upon it as misery and torture, a knee jerk reaction, like fright and flight. We bundled up, de-bundled and immediately went for the stinging waters. There was reprieve getting out, but for moments, as I toweled off. I wore a terry robe, wool cap, and a sweat shirt under,with flip flops to the ponds. Hands in pockets, torso bundled.

I have to find your attitude and tale amazing.
Jbee

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