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

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...
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...
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

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...
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...
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

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...
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...
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

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...
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...
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 –...

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