Friday rant: Polyester, telcos and the world at large

Friday rant

Because we all need to let off some steam every once in a while.

How the hell is polyester so damn pervasive?

I’ve gotten a tad obsessed with fabrics lately (trying to send my eczema back to where it came from) and I’m so freaked out by how even expensive garments are made of this crap. I bought my first silk item recently, and also stumbled across a random  silk clothing shop downtown. Alas, it mainly sells weird, hippy, old lady type clothes – but it’s still fascinating to see and feel all the different manifestations of silk.

Vodafone NZ, seriously?

T has been on a Vodafone plan for years that no longer exists and was really good value (60 minutes, tons of texts, 3GB for about $40 a month). But now 2degrees has come out with some really competitive mobile plans (unlimited calls/texts and 2.5GB of data for $49 a month) and so we switched him over. The last Vodafone bill came through last week – $359. I wish I was kidding. Trying to get to the bottom of that.

Will we ever stop blaming the victim?

I already know the answer to that. I’m so disgusted. And embarrassed by my country.

Anything you want to get off your chest?

3 thoughts on “Friday rant: Polyester, telcos and the world at large

  • Reply Rhonda Albom May 3, 2015 at 23:37

    Did you get the Vodafone bill resolved? Was it a cancellation fee?

    • Reply eemusings May 4, 2015 at 09:38

      Not yet. Can’t be a cancellation fee because he’s been with them forever. Saying it’s about excess data.

  • Reply Jayson @ Monster Piggy Bank May 9, 2015 at 12:58

    Don’t be so embarrassed. Everything will be fine in the end. I am sure Valdafone would make some modifications to be user friendly again to customers. LOL

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