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A minute with Maria Flouri Singer


Where do you live?
I live in Nicosia

What did you have for breakfast?
I had boiled eggs, bread and avocado. And COFFEE of course.

Describe your perfect day
It’s sunny, full of music and laughter

Best book ever read?
The ‘Enchiridion’ of Epictetus. He was a Stoic philosopher and in this handbook there is great advice concerning our wellbeing. I studied philosophy, so I am really into it.

Best childhood memory?
Summer, my garden and ice cream!

What is always in your fridge?
Eggs, almond milk and seasonal fruits

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
Lately, Yann Tiersen and Panayiotis Kalantzopoulos

What’s your spirit animal?
I don’t know but I looove horses. They are strong and independent.

What are you most proud of?
For my experience abroad, where I got my master’s degree.

What movie scene has really stayed with you?
It was one scene from Sweet November, where a girl is having fun despite her problems and tends to live life as more as good as she can.

If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
I would have coffee with Amy Winehouse

If you could time travel when/where would you go?
Back to the 70s. Or, back to the time where Rembetiko music rose. (1920-1930)

What is your greatest fear?
Deep water

What would you say to your 18-year-old self?
That dreams have to be taken seriously

Name the one thing that would stop you dating someone

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
Just be with my people. And my dog.


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