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  • 59 references 56 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 64, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Aluminum tubing deployment specialist.
  • Mostly through the school of experience and hard knocks.
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About Me

Pretty simple. I live the lifestyle of a naturist (nudist / naked). I welcome fellow naturists and those that are curious. I encourage those of curious mind to “give naturism a try”.
If seeing an older gentleman in the nude is offensive to you, I ask that you look for another host that is more suitable.

I will want photo ID from you. No different than staying at a hotel. Today, so many people do not use their real name on the internet and I'm ok with that. But when you get here, I want to know who is in my home.

Could I please ask that when you are requesting to stay that you indicate in your message that you have read my profile. That will tell me that you are not offended by nudity.

Why "No Clothes":
1) To me, it's the most comfortable way to live. No elastics, nothing hanging on by a belt, and the way we were born… healthy and unrestricted.

2) Simplicity; clothes either equal warmth (accepted here) and fashion. Fashion throughout the ages has meant status. Most often we use clothing to shield our bodies when we are ashamed, to denote social, economic, political, or professional status. At my place, we are equals! Let's converse over our life experiences without encumbrance of how we want to be perceived and only judged by what we say and how we act.

3) Nudist (naturist) lifestyle = To many people naturism is only an occasional recreational activity representing simply an alternative to wearing clothing. Gone are the days of the 60's where puritanical right wing naturists did everything from being vegetarian, having cold showers and banning alcohol. I prefer to live more with the 2000's and have an open mind towards things in life. However, in saying this, my place may not be right for everyone and so there are over 5300 CS hosts in Toronto (last time I checked) and only a very few of those offer a naturist friendly, totally liberal and free from clothing environment.
Naturism/Nudism is a philosophy of life. It's a way of thinking, acting, and looking at the rest of the world. we are fostering respect for self, for others, and for the environment. Complete nudity is fundamental to those values.

4) So if you have "just an interest" in my lifestyle or you are arriving because of unique situation, you are still welcome to surf a night or two and ask what you wish. If you intend to stay a week or more, then there is an expectation that you will join me in my lifestyle. No different than your expectation of me to wear clothing if I were to come to your place. In saying this, like swimming with a bathing suit has no practicality nor does sleeping in underwear, so I have a strong expectation that minimally you'll give our lifestyle a try by sleeping nude. (You have a private room) There are many benefits to sleeping nude and as a naturist, we don't see a necessity of wearing clothing to bed except for warmth… and sorry guys, those boxers don't add a lot of warmth.

I'm always intrigued by those that say in their profile that they are "open minded". I think that's a very relative term based on what one knows at the present time. Given new facts, or new conditions in life, they may not be as open minded as they say. I prefer to think of myself as open to new ideas, thoughts and what interests you, not necessarily open minded. If I try it once and I enjoy it, great. If I do not enjoy it, then I should be able to say "no thanks without offence" next time. My only provision is that whatever "open minded is, or life in general" it has to be safe for everyone! (That's the bottom line!)

For those that need more enlightenment on the naturist lifestyle:

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/01/garden/nudists-open-their-homes-to-budget-minded-travelers.html?pagewanted=all

https://vimeo.com/78335453

https://fcn.ca/naturism/frequently-asked-questions

http://gtaskinnydippers.ca/Code_of_Conduct.html

There are interviews with me at a club I help run in the Toronto area where we skinnydip & bowl naked:

https://vimeo.com/219426739 (Skinny-dipping)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_SDkpYCyA4&feature=youtu.be (bowling)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I’ve been part of CouchSurfing for a number of years now and I have the ability to host fellow naturists. There are 1000’s of couches out there, but to find a host that is naturist friendly can be a bit of a challenge. As well, I love to “teach by example” and what better way for those with curious minds.

Interests

  • fashion
  • wine
  • beer
  • massage therapy
  • clothing
  • movies
  • traveling
  • billiards
  • darts
  • volleyball
  • swimming
  • beaches
  • watching movies
  • massage
  • nudist
  • naturism
  • massages
  • ice skating
  • airplanes
  • beach volleyball
  • skinny dipping
  • naturist
  • vintage clothing

Music, Movies, and Books

007 fan.
Super heroes.
Books? like in eReaders :)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hagen Festival in Papua New Guinea.

Teach, Learn, Share

I learn all day... I share what I've learned to those that are willing to listen.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My home.
My lifestyle.
My travel experiences.

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Angola, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Senegal, South Korea, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada

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