Sunday 24 September 2017

Ian O'Doherty: Well, can you blame them?

We live in increasingly congested housing estates and blocks of apartments -- unless you had the misfortune to buy a house in what's now known as a ghost estate, in which case you won't have neighbours but, don't feel excluded, you can continue reading the column -- so it's important to retain good relations with those around us.

Indeed, a policy of benign indifference seems to be the default position for most of us, although one of my neighbours popped by for a drop of milk yesterday and I was happy to oblige. For a small fee, of course.

But then there is the other side of the neighbour scenario -- the neighbour from hell.

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