Thanet Star

The Star is Such a Cheeky Chappy

Two weeks of positive posts - day one

I mentioned recently (Thanet has arrived online) that I wanted to try and find something positive to say about Thanet on 14 different topics over 14 days. As Peter Checksfield was the first to reply to that post (in stereo) I think I will start with him today.

Peter Checksfield is a Rising Star
Peter Checksfield is Thanet's leading cheeky chappy, outspoken nudist and the local naked photographer (read that one how you will) famous for his (NSFW) Naked in Thanet website (among other things). There is even a fan "led" Peter Checksfield Appreciation Society which has among it's (rather scant) number our local reporter Thom Morris.

Peter has been widely interviewed not just by us blog writers and he is no stranger to the newspapers of the island. Take for example the cuttings found at or on Peter's own gallery as just two examples of the kind of, ahem, exposure he enjoys.

You may also be able to catch up with Peter Checksfield at Live in Thanet, MySpace, or the usenet group uk.rec.naturist.

I am pleased to grant the second ever "Raising Star of Thanet" award to Peter Checksfield who truly is a star of Thanet. Giving us something interesting to talk about since at least 2005. Thanet is a more interesting place for having our very own cheeky photographer. Thank you Peter Checksfield.

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Public Comments

This Normal comment was left by Peter Checksfield [score: 0]:

Wow, thanks for this Matt, it's really made my day!!! : )
15/05/2008 21:25:19