The Brits Loooove Nature

By Keith Kloor | October 8, 2010 3:50 pm

If this freewheeling attitude towards sex and exhibitionism is so thoroughly British, how come nobody told me when I was hosteling through the English countryside several decades ago?

Then again, I never saw any werewolves, either.

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  • BenSix

    Oh, we have sex like rabbits. (Smelly, hairy and it’s all over within 40 seconds.)

  • Simon Hopkinson

    Ahh! American Werewolf in London. An all-time favourite of mine 😀 Of course, I live where the beginning of the film was set, in the Yorkshire Dales (though not where it was filmed.. I think they picked the Brecon Beacons in Wales, because they looked more like the Dales than the Dales did. Welcome to Hollywood.) I still laugh at Brian Glover’s Alamo joke. :)
    I drive past lots of “doggers” on my way home on an evening. It’s become much more prevalent in the last few years but it’s mostly just parking with extras. No biggy.
    The Brits (and me) are still prudish compared with most of the rest of Europe. You think you’ve got a liberal attitude to public nudity and sex? Spend a few weeks in Bavaria! Woo!

  • David44

    Must the audience stand or are bleachers provided?


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About Keith Kloor

Keith Kloor is a NYC-based journalist, and an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University. His work has appeared in Slate, Science, Discover, and the Washington Post magazine, among other outlets. From 2000 to 2008, he was a senior editor at Audubon Magazine. In 2008-2009, he was a Fellow at the University of Colorado’s Center for Environmental Journalism, in Boulder, where he studied how a changing environment (including climate change) influenced prehistoric societies in the U.S. Southwest. He covers a wide range of topics, from conservation biology and biotechnology to urban planning and archaeology.


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