The BBC reports on a nude flash-mob in Hastings, Sussex (on England’s south coast) yesterday.
The intention is to attract Spencer Tunick to undertake a photo-shoot there later this year. The town is vying with Folkestone and Brighton for the right to stage the shoot, as part of a festival in May.
Apparently you can vote for your favourite location as part of a ‘competition’ of sorts for the right to stage the shoot.
You can only admire the (fool?) hardiness of people willing to strip off on a January afternoon. Right now, in the depths of winter, naturism would be the furtherest thing from my mind!
But since they’ve made the effort, let’s support Hastings desire to stage the event. A town pretty much synonymous with the Battle of Hastings, in 1066, when William the Conqueror invaded England (the last time anyone did so) and brought Norman culture, castles and so on to England. It rather looks like the good people of Hastings are now preparing for another battle, of sorts. That battle ended with King Harold being killed with an arrow in his eye (how much of this could effectively be ‘Game of Thrones…the prequel?’).
Anyway…in other news, our mini winter break from blogging is over. There will be numerous posts in the coming week.