Alix Norman

Chief Features Journalist at The Sunday Mail & Freelance Content Creator, Editor and Proof Reader

Freelance Content Creator
and Chief Features Journalist at Cyprus' most widely circulated English-language newspaper.
Over 15 years of international experience in Content Creation, Editing and Proofing.

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WORLDS OF THOUGHT

COLOURING FOR CALM

A year ago, no respectable grown up would have dared been caught colouring cats and crocuses. But what was once considered a shady pastime is now a red hot craze…

THE THIRD CULTURE

You know you're a Third Culture Kid if filing a permanent address fills you with anxiety. If you flew before you could walk. And if you can curse convincingly in at least three...

THE END OF THE WORLD. AGAIN?!

The 'signs' were all there, the Pope was meeting Obama, CERN 'would open a portal to another dimension', there were to be blood moons, asteroids and the many coincidences...

ARTS & CULTURE

Cyprus Mail

SYRIO on SWORDS, SNOW and STAR WARS

If Jon Snow isn’t gone for good, who then was Miltos most surprised to see written out in a series that’s noted for unexpected deaths of its major characters? “Stannis,” he...

Cyprus Mail

COSPLAYERS and COMICS

Of course, the Cosplay competition will be the mainstay of the entire conference, with fantastically-garbed contestants becoming their character for the day. Last year saw Darth...

Cyprus Mail

STEVE MCCURRY: LANDSCAPES

From the mesmerising image of a child (snapped mid-flight as he leaps down a painted alley) to the sweeping seas of the Philippines – and the three fisherman who, battered by...

TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATION

Cyprus Mail

THE WIRES OF CONNECTION

The difficulty, you see, is that my only sister lives in Alaska. Yes, almost exactly half way round the world. If I wanted to visit, it would probably be quicker to bore a hole...

Cyprus Mail

SWITCHING OFF

“The balance is in appreciating and using technology the right way, but still knowing when to turn it off to experience life to its fullest,” says Dr Nicholas Bowman of West...

Cyprus Mail

RUNNING ON SUNSHINE

It won’t be fast. And it won’t be loud. Technically, there’s not even a finish line to this race. But it will – and, having spent a fascinating morning in the basement...

EVENTS & ENVIRONMENT

Cyprus Mail

WAXING LYRICAL

When he’s good, I call my other half ‘honey’. And though I may consider myself the queen bee in the relationship, I will admit – in writing – that he’s the bee’s knees. You can...

Cyprus Mail

A PERMANENT CULTURE

Wikipedia tells us that permaculture is “a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, environmental design, construction and integrated water resources management that...

Cyprus Mail

LAVENDER FIELDS FOREVER

Prized for its properties for close on three millennia, lavender has long been a plant revered. The Phoenicians and peoples of Arabia valued the herb for its delightful aroma...

SPORT & LEISURE

Four Seasons 'Portrait' magazine

WINNING OVER THE WORLD

Billed as the 'Energetic City', Limassol is the vibrant centre of island life. Hosting an ever-growing number of world-class competitions and competitors, this is the town...

Cyprus Mail

WORLD'S TOP DJ

Last time I went, it was Armin Van Buuren who topped the global ranks, and the night was utterly fantastic. Nothing, but nothing could compare to the sensation of being part of...

Cyprus Mail

WALKING ON WATER

Remember hoverboards? In my mind, these gravity-defying, wheel-less skateboards were the true stars of the Back to the Future franchise. For years I’ve been waiting for 2015 –...