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and freeom are the reward for
latter opportunity might seem like a little having known Lee."
with the site authorities, additionally, it establishes a
naturist interest in keeping the integ- point, but much too many naturists forget
rity and well-being of the property.
the delights of being out in nature clothes-free,
TNS gatherings and festivals habitually surrounded by birds and creatures, and
offer workshops and seminars educate- swimming in the living water of lakes and
ing attendees about their relationship to streams.
Vegetarian alternatives are
Lee Baxandall’s early work in theatrioffered at gathering and festival meals, and cal and performance arts establish the tone for
each party offers the chance to get TNS’ support of aesthetic superiority. N
away from the developed club property for has covered many important art works and
a day to a local plage or hot spring. This events that exemplify the topics of body
worked with him as integral parts of TNS
All three valued Baxandall’s work in TNS, and wanted
to find his vision continued. Ditzler—with
Help from Mark Storey and others—
manage the office and N Network, and
Thornton would continue to keep course
of the company and financial end of things.
articles until his physical well-being limited his
Skill to do so.
them. (They did not, as in the case of "lion," for example, have to adopt the name for the thing from another under the awesome
reign was the co-publication of The World’s
Best Nude Beaches and Resorts. Mike Charles
and Nick Mayhew-Smith of England’s
Lifestyle Press had successfully published
three "coffee-table" quality guide books to
Lifestyle Press team up to co write and copublish an updated variant of Baxandall’s
The latest edition of Baxandall’s well-known
guide was still great, but the development of fresh resorts and a change in
status of many shores worldwide had
Made a demand for a awesome edition. In
gangsta rap), working with computers, and talking , after a year of research and traveling
by co authors Nick Mayhew-Smith and
Mark Storey, together with editorial work
Hoffman Lee), and Judi Ditzler (who had
at this point left TNS to work for another
Company, but continued to do editorial work
on specific projects), TNS and Lifestyle
Press released The World’s Finest Nude Beaches
fun could be had on a naturist vacation
in almost any part of the world. The guide
Instantaneously became and remains the first
Selection in print for those seeking advice about naturist journey.
Baxandall was happy to see the years
of work on the many editions of his World
Guide continued by those with his vision.
With Hoffman Lee now at the editorial
helm of N magazine, he continued to provide consultation, posts, and a valuable
historical perspective until his death on
November 28, 2008.
to nudism around the world, as he, more
appreciation and political savvy, along with
lightheartedness and intellectual rigor, to
the quest for body acceptance and naturist
nization can supply. That said, NAC has
a loaded Web site providing comprehensive advice about U.S. state and Canadian provincial laws as they pertain to nudity. Its Toni
Egbert Law Library is a valuable source
of advice for attorneys looking for
Now well into 21st century, TNS acknowl- information on court cases of interest to
edges that naturists and non-naturists are skinny-dippers. NAC’s blog is also of use
becoming cyber-literate and that more and for public discussion on matters pertaining
more people are looking to the Web for to naturist activism in North America.
their information and reading diversion.
This is where TNS stands now. Its
Although TNS stays a membership orga- members are true—retention rates stay
nization expressing itself chiefly through near 80 percent—and keep much of the
the printed word and face to face private volunteer, grassroots heart that helped to
interaction, TNS and N are reacting to transfer problems of body-independence out of the
the call for online access.
Midcentury dark ages of corporate nud
TNS has kept a Web site since ism. It’s established as the leading advo1996, at http://www.naturistsociety.com. The website cate for naked use on appropriate people
has been completely re designed sever- lands. Its progressive magazine is a model
al times, featuring access to N articles, and benchmark for many naturist publicaNetwork contacts, Assembly and Festival tions.
Knickers! I sat there nude for a min. or two then , NAC Alerts, and an on-line
sies, The Naturist Society moves ahead in