"South Africans do not know, or care, where Shein ships its products from. The products are cheap, and they get their orders quickly. That is all that matters."
That's total bulldust. I'm a South African, and I care INTENSELY where my purchases come from. The first thing I check is if it's from...
We were constantly asking, "when are the STBs coming?" and we were always told that they hadn't been manufactured yet - but here's almost a million of the things rotting in some warehouse. This makes me angry.
I wonder if the manufacturers ever got paid for them?
I worked for SABC and then Sentech in the communications/Broadcasting industry for 40 years. The digital transmitters were all installed and running a decade ago, broadcasting to nodody. We even had to travel on call-outs 100's of Km at night in a lightning storm to go and put a faulty...
I belonged to a camera club for years. Submittted all my stunning photos to the monthly competitions, never won any award or mention. I eventually got fed up, and submitted a photo of a dustbin with water around it.
It won a bronze award.
I left the club.
Here's a true story from the days of non-digital aka film cameras:
When I was in my twenties I had a friend who was a chartered accountant. He knows I do photography. He says, come with me to a client's game farm and photograph the wild animals for a glossy audit report of the place. So we...