130. The passive aggression of kitchen sink Jenga, staying out all night so someone else has to put out the bins, using the last of the milk after the shop has shut and other sagas from a shared house that seem trivial once you see who else you could be living with.

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Here are some of my favourite books with memorable descriptions of houses and living spaces.

20 thoughts on “130. The passive aggression of kitchen sink Jenga, staying out all night so someone else has to put out the bins, using the last of the milk after the shop has shut and other sagas from a shared house that seem trivial once you see who else you could be living with.

  1. I’m in a facebook group called the absurd sign project where people post photos of signs and notices that make you say WTF(?) These notices, if real, would fit well. Of course I’m wondering if you created these from scratch as a really clever fiction post.

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    1. I can just imagine him flattering her and plying her with alcohol. “But you’re so pretty, you would do this for free for the boys at college who don’t know what they’re doing. Why not do it with someone experienced and get paid for it too? You could leave college debt-free. “ GROSS!

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    1. They might be fiction but are all based on genuine adverts that I read online. I fear for the young lad who goes and lives in the middle of nowhere with the serial killer, just as much as I hope the naive student doesn’t find herself getting pimped out for rent.

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