Days must now be numbered for naked calendars
THEY have replaced pub quizzes and cake sales as the most popular way for charities to raise money, but the ubiquity of the naked calendar -- immortalised in the film 'Calendar Girls' -- means it's now becoming more original and interesting to keep your clothes on.
Ryanair's €10 charity calendar advertisement featuring a group of stewardesses in their bikinis was banned by a Spanish judge earlier this month. It has raised over €700,000 since 2008. But it seems like the whole world is taking off its clothes. Last week a dozen Trinity College academics revealed their naked efforts.
They say: "For too long the Scholars & Fellows of Trinity College have been treated as just brilliant minds, nothing more than inner beauty and intellect.