Naked for #DryJuly

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Of my 23,000+ Tweets, every now and again there’s one I come to regret. Tonight, full of enthusiasm for Dry July, I may have unleashed such a Tweet.

Having mentioned that my sweetheart had received a box of rather fine and colourful wigs from Minnesota, I was asked for photos of them. Sure I thought. Then another thought struck me. After all, I am fearlessly competing against m’colleague Jason Brown to raise as much money as possible for cancer care in the In Vino Veritas Dry July challenge: a battle of marketing, nerve and boisterous one-upmanship. So I Tweeted:

If my #DryJuly total reaches $150 before bedtime in three hours, *I* will model the now unboxed Minnesotan wigs.

And then, sure I would never even achieve that, my confidence took over:

And if my #DryJuly total reaches $200 by 11pm AEST, I will model ONLY the Minnesotan wigs.

Uh-oh. 10:59:57… 10:59:58… I felt like Jack Bauer… 10:59:59… Yesssss! Safe! Only $185 raised!

But then I was met with some rather disappointed claims that the Dry July site had failed to accept a couple of payments at the last minute. And as I am a man of good faith, (but yet of no faith), I had to accept that this was plausible. And as I can’t possibly fault anyone with such a keen sense of drama, I concede the forfeit. My friends paid real money in aid of adult cancer care for this photograph.

Do enjoy it, but please remember this is not just for fun: sponsor me for Dry July. Every little helps.

Please sponsor me

Dave The Happy Singer naked

Top that, Jason.

10 Comments

  1. Posted July 8, 2011 at 01:10 | Permalink

    That’s hilarious. You’re braver than I am, this much is for sure!

  2. Posted July 8, 2011 at 01:21 | Permalink

    There is, of course, a fine line between bravery and foolishness…

  3. Posted July 8, 2011 at 10:37 | Permalink

    Naked DTHS AND cancer research. Win. Win.

  4. Steve
    Posted July 8, 2011 at 11:34 | Permalink

    I note you have used the short wig for the coverage of the bits.

  5. Posted July 8, 2011 at 11:40 | Permalink

    I note it still reaches to my knees

  6. Posted July 9, 2011 at 00:34 | Permalink

    ”Top that, Jason”… really?… will this just become a nudeAthon?

    All for a good cause i say. Well done Dave! xox

  7. reasonablehank
    Posted August 1, 2011 at 15:59 | Permalink

    How on Earth did I miss this? Are you softening us up for a DTHS Calender?

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