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A minute with Philio Hermann Owner of Hermann cosmetics


Where do you live?
I live in the centre of Nicosia with Christian and our two dogs, Zannax and Moo.

What did you have for breakfast?
Cold brew coffee and an apple.

Describe your perfect day
Every day can be a good day. A perfect day might be a very challenging one, but would have to involve absolutely no drama.

Best book ever read?
Theofrastou Charaktires (Characters by Theofrastos). It was an eye opening experience to discover that nothing had changed in human nature for centuries.

Best childhood memory?
My grandmother and I taking long drives in her classic car on Sundays!

What is always in your fridge?
Herbal tonics.

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
Billie Holiday

What’s your spirit animal?
Not sure if I have a spirit animal but I really love dogs, so maybe I am their spirit human?

What are you most proud of?
Sticking to my diet for more than three weeks. My friends add that they are proud of me because I am who I am and make no compromises based on “realism”.

What movie scene has really stayed with you?
The tale of the scorpion and the frog, from the movie The Crying Game. Because it was a sad and beautiful realisation.

If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
My grandfather… He passed away too soon and I have a million questions about his fascinating life I never got the chance to ask him.

If you could time travel when/where would you go?
Paris, between the first and second world war.

What is your greatest fear?

What would you say to your 18-year-old self?
Buy bitcoins! :p

Name the one thing that would stop you dating someone
My husband.

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
Throw my phone in the bin and go for long drinks at Telex with all my loved ones.

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