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A minute with Renay Roussou Artist, hairdresser


Where do you live?
In the middle of nowhere with my parents and three dogs, hopefully moving to Limassol city centre soon.

What did you have for breakfast?
Nothing, I was late for work.

Describe your perfect day
Waking up slowly, having a long bath first thing, with my breakfast and a diplo metrio. Followed by some painting and then a drawing session at Tapper.

Best book ever read?
I have ADHD lol I’ve never finished anything

Best childhood memory?
Going to Judo camp when I was 8 and winning a trophy for being the best kiddo there.

What is always in your fridge?
Pita bread, eggs and coconut milk.

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
Pussy talk – city girls

What’s your spirit animal?
I’ve never been able to answer this question but I took the Harry Potter test to find out my patronus and I got a rat.

What are you most proud of?
Quitting my day job as a hairdresser to be a broke painter.

What movie scene has really stayed with you?
When Andrew Garfield catches Zendaya in the new Spiderman and breaks into tears

If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
Freddie Mercury, J Cole, Amy Winehouse, My girlfriend Maria

If you could time travel when/where would you go?
1985 New York

What is your greatest fear?
Not making it as an artist

What would you say to your 18-year-old self?
You’re going in the right direction, also, you’re gay and non binary

Name the one thing that would stop you dating someone
Them telling me to wear a bra or go home – that happened

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
Go to Tapper, order a diplo metrio and smoke a cigarette until I just end.

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