Take Care When You Cross Time-Zones: “If done chronically, it can lead to a suppressed immune system, chronic fatigue and memory issues.”

This post is late, I didn’t document the jokes around Nicosia as they came up, none was perfect, and the two-time zones New Years Eve party in the  Nicosia Green Line [Ledras] solidified them. I missed it because family suddenly became fun. Note the thing about memory issues (Brody, 2014).


chronic fatigue -Ledras (2009)

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