"'I have always thought that people needed to wear shoes as they can support your feet up to 80 per cent.
"'However, then I read a book named Born To Run and it was about a barefoot runner. After reading it I did a bit of research about barefoot walking and running and liked what I read.'
"Amazingly, Mr Bloor said he has never had any injuries from going barefoot, and has only encountered a few splinters.
"He has been shopping barefoot at the Tesco branch for years without incident but was suddenly blocked by a security guard on August 5.
"Mr Bloor explained: 'When I got banned from Tesco I was pretty shocked, I had been going there for two years and spent hundreds of pounds.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Podiatrist 'banned' from Tesco after insisting on walking around the store barefoot: