Tag: working

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    #121 Living Your Best Life

    Karan, originally from India, has worked as a sous chef in Stockholm with some very well-known chefs. We obviously get some restaurant tips and learn why he hates putting raisins in lussekatter.

  • I Don’t Like Mondays – and neither do the kids

    Today is everyone’s first day back to school after Easter break. I had to haul depressed kids to the kitchen table for breakfast.  Then, in typical Monday fashion, we all […]

  • Is it just me?

    I’m currently sitting at work in my winter coat.  Normally I sit in the next room with a portable heater all alone.  The other people who work here don’t want […]

  • Deciphering job ads

    I’m looking for something part-time to supplement my translating work.  I like the ads that are straight and to the point.  Too many of them are full of double-speak and […]

  • The in-between days

    The days between Christmas and New Year are what we call the “in-between” days. “Are you working the in-between days?” “Yes, because I don’t want to take vacation days.” The […]