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A minute with Maria Economou Sewing, crocheting and knitting artist


Where do you live?
I live in Nicosia with my family

What did you have for breakfast?
Oat and honey bar and a matcha tea

Describe your perfect day
Be at the beach all day with my kids

Best book ever read?
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson

Best childhood memory?
At my grandmother’s house playing with my cousins

What is always in your fridge?
Fruits and vegetables

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
Anything that plays on the radio. I love all kind of music.

What’s your spirit animal?
I love cats! They are playful and sweet.

What are you most proud of?
Creating my own family! We all focus on our career and forget how important it is to create our own family.

What movie scene has really stayed with you?
The movie is called A Walk to Remember and it shows how people that we meet can change our lives for ever. The scene where they get married even though they knew she was going to die stayed with me, because it shows that love is beyond everything.

If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
My grandmother. I admire that woman. I want to talk with her about her experiences and ask her advice. Plus, she used to crochet all the time and I would like to crochet with her one last time.

If you could time travel when/where would you go?
To Melbourne back in 2017. I lived in Melbourne for almost two years, and I have the best memories from there!

What is your greatest fear?
That I focus too much on the future and miss the present

What would you say to your 18-year-old self?
Everything will be ok! You will figure it out.

Name the one thing that would stop you dating someone
I am married so I don’t date. But in the past I did not like people who show off.

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
Be with my family all day and tell them how much I love them.


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