In his gown, he is the divine mother herself


In his gown, he is the divine mother herself

Dimitri is handsome enough, but it is below the chin that he comes into her own

This is a story about someone I met this week.

In the northern part of the island of Lesvos, not far from Molyvos with its stone houses and beautiful castle, is a small fishing village of 300 people called Skala Sikamanias.

It has a tiny harbour with tiny boats jostling waist-to-waist at the dock, and a lovely tavern with a pebbled beach out the back and a big red parrot who clears his throat when you walk past so that you’re sure to notice him and tell him what a handsome boy he is...

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