No built in obsolescence here!

My washing machine has broken down. I am hoping that it will be fixed but I suspect there is built obsolescence and it is probably finished. This has made me think about when I started out in 1996 and when I was choosing my fabric.  The last thing I wanted was to have disposable clothes which was why I chose these particular fabrics. The poly was a particularly good fabric.  It is breathable, anti-static and wears very well – almost too [...]