I stopped working when I returned to Sweden … in 2009 – after a total of 23 years abroad during my working years. Start working when I was 15 years old = 46 working years and and I haven’t been rolling my tumbs during all those years.
When returning to Sweden I was thinking of just a little extra job – like stacking shelves in a supermarket or something, couple of days a week – part time. Not a job with massive responsibility anymore and loads of staff to care for. Only wanted to do my job and go home.
But it never came to that – because I started to go sick .. very quickly and .. after that journey of my illness, I decided to just own all my time and spend it on myself.
So my seasonal job happens once a year, in the winter – and that is when it’s serious cold out side at night. I defrost my freezer. Mine isn’t self defrosting – only a couple of years old, but still it doesn’t do the job itself.
With the cold water it was time .. and with -8C/+17.6F at 9pm – everything went out on my balcony. Got my old All Weather jacket that I kept from my employer, Stena Line (forgive me) – is’t brilliant, so warm and cosy. A life saver up in Belfast and Scotland in the autumn and winter, when the rain and wind was lashing, so it came with me to Sweden. Need something warm for running out and in from the chill with all the stuff – because it’s full loaded. It’s really down to some art this job or sport I should maybe call it.
So there was all my frozen products out the balcony under cover … the whole night, and the first thing in morning – before breakfast; cleaning the unit down, jacket on and everything back in. Nothing was defrosted. Happy Days!
Don’t know what was wrong this time – because normally it takes about max 3 hours for the freezer to defrost but this time, after 12 hours still ice inside and it wasn’t more ice than normal from the start, but when I turned it on and off a couple of times, then things started to happens. 20 minutes later it was free.
I took a couple of photos of the whole exercise – now it’s shining clean inside and ready for another year. My seasonal job is done … and I can take it easy for the rest of the year.
“Like there’s actually a need for Greenland.
You can get ice at 7-Eleven.”
Found this great German singer that I never heard about before – while looking for a great track with Foreigner and their’s “Cold As Ice” – but nothing to be found out of 500 tracks. Sarah Conner, born 1980 … and have quite a few big hits in the German spoken countries. I like this song because it’s happy and it’s “danceable” Her biggest hit is “Let’s Get Back To Bed Boy” that she did together with the American rapper “TQ”.