Monthly Archives: October 2013

The why of self-loathing.


“Cover up. You don’t want to scare the neighbourhood children.” (while mowing the lawn bare-chested)… “You better put that away, or the birds will peck it off.”… “Don’t go in there. Your father’s naked.”… “Let’s make love with the lights off. It’s so … Continue reading

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Coming clean about my secret 20km night bike ride.


Near where I live is a thin strip of man made land, some 14 kilometers long, that separates the St. Lawrence Seaway from St. Lawrence river. This strip of land has a full two lane road 10 kms of which is … Continue reading

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The nudist / porn quagmire


Why is it that so many nudist / naturist sites feature virtually only photos of pretty, young women? Don’t get me wrong, I like pretty young women, but what about handsome young men? they’re nudist too! And middle aged women? … Continue reading

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The anonymity of being naked in a crowd.


  Having gained some confidence about being naked in public through the early summer, I set off for Oka beach, which has an unofficial nudist area. Oka is a national park and on it’s website it makes no mention of … Continue reading

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Coming out of my cocoon. A nudist takes flight.


Over the next six weeks or so I would go at every opportunity to my secret spot across the river from the city of Montreal. The biking to get there and exercise regimen in conjunction with  a new interest in … Continue reading

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Happy Bare’s second time out in the sun


At Pointe Favreau two days later. I returned to the same spot two days later and was surprised that nudism / heliotherapy / naturism was just as good the second time as the first! This heliotherapy as I called it … Continue reading

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Welcome Happy Bare! A blog about an accidental nudist


This blog is about how I became a nudist, without really trying. This summer I stumbled into nudism by by chance.  The personal change I experienced was so profound that I decided to document and describe the journey, partly to … Continue reading

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