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Made In China

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“You can find almost anything in Mwanza if you look hard enough!” or so they say. We have been able to source additional cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils, an iron, toaster and kettle along with a variety of baking trays, an airer, pegs and baskets etc etc etc.

However, one of the issues is build quality. Although there is a range of product – there is a lot which is mass produced import from China. It is true to say items are relatively cheap but they need to work. We had to return / replace the kettle, the bath mat for inside the bath is useless (not gripping but sliding around.

In my youth I remember the phrase “Made In China” as being a sign of cheap mass produced and low quality product – unfortunately the meaning remains the same today.

Found it on EBay!

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Another musical offering courtesy of American parody artist “Weird Al” Yankovic. He’s probably most famous for the Michael Jackson parody “Eat It”. However, he’s done loads of parodies and I came across this a couple of years ago. It is a parody of “I Want It That Way” by Backstreet Boys.

It’s obviously very topical given that we are seeking to sell lots of goods on eBay at the moment.

Phasing Out!

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“tat”, “jumble”, “goods”, “superfluous”, “shipped”, “stored” and “packed”. All phases of reduction we’re going through.

Let me explain….. Continue reading