So imagine my surprise when during visiting teaching last week, Linda mentioned that she had been able to watch some of the Olympics.
'Olympics?!?' I asked, confused. 'The Olympics are being held right now? Where? Which ones?' I mentioned this conversation to Brandon, and dubious, he replied that surely the Olympics weren't this year, weren't they supposed to be in 2012?
Welcome to Cairo, the land where you have to run the air conditioning in February, the view from your window never changes, and evidently the rest of the world ceases to exist once you get here.