Naked (but not Afraid)

After seeing the new show on Discovery Channel, Naked and Afraid, I knew I had to chime in and soon. After all, it's about a man and a woman trying to survive in the wilderness, without a stitch of clothing! Sounds too much like my novel, and heroes, Xandr and Thelana, for me to pass... Continue Reading →

The Missing Surah: Nudity in Religion

My religious background is almost comic. I was baptized (at a very late age) into the Greek Orthodox faith. Usually, this happens a year after birth, but my parents procrastinated a very long time and I ended up looking like a naked hippie dangling from the priest's arms, with my long, blond(e), luxurious hair---some people... Continue Reading →

Naturism in Modern Greek Culture

  What's happened to Greek culture? In terms of nudity, it's becoming increasingly American. I remember being on the island of Skiathos and seeing nothing but a sea of bare breasts. At the time, it was disconcerting. I was seven and didn't care to see naked girls. I also remember the little corner street shops... Continue Reading →

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