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Naked truth about hot-air balloon

The Diary would like to warn its readers to beware what they do in the safety of their back yard as you just never know who might be watching from above.

A hot-air balloon flight over Bristol last week organised by Clerical Medical showed a group of journalists some interesting West Country backyard behaviour.

The lowlight of the trip was a cheekslapping mooner – a man with an eye for an opportunity who was intent on showing passers-by the Grand Canyon without them having to go to Colorado.

The wildlife tour continued with a naturist Avon lady hanging out her washing topless in the Bristol region. Those of you planning a little nudie sunbathing this weekend may want to keep an eye on the sky…or not.

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