I'm usually swatting them away, trying to keep them from going into my mouth, I even crushed one on a piece of pizza recently. The pizza was out of the microwave for mere minutes and already had a fly on it.
Most of them are just like little fruit flies but I saw a bigger housefly-sized bug and a couple of housefly-sized moths. Maybe they were all moths.
It's been about three weeks in this flat. I look on Rightmove for flats just about every day for the past couple of weeks. I've seen decent flats but nothing that blew me away. I don't want to move somewhere this early in the tenancy unless I know it's going to be great.
Although, if things continue to deteriorate with this flat, my standards may fall. There was some loud music past midnight yesterday in either the upstairs flat or the flat that shares a wall with me. It's a flat in another building, though...there's apparently a big brick wall that separate the flats, so that must have been some really loud music.
I never understood the appeal myself. Even if this were a party, why have such loud music? But this quite possibly wasn't a party. It was just some no class homo playing ridiculously loud music.
It's about having respect for other people. There's also some assholes who ring my doorbell. I hate that shit. Drunks who can't find their keys or don't have keys or whatever so they ring everybody's bell and pound on the door. Did nobody teach these people that this is grossly inconsiderate behaviour?
If it happens once, okay, we all have forgotten keys. It happened to me years ago. Nobody let me in. Had to call the landlord.
But this is a regular occurence. Fortunately, my doorbell (which is REALLY REALLY loud, by the way) has a "privacy" switch, so I just turned it on and problem solved. But you shouldn't have to do that. People should have enough common sense not to bother your neighbours.
But these are some real low class scumbags. And they're old. That's the crazy part. Young scumbags are a dime a dozen but you don't see too many old scumbags. But no, they're there and fighting and yelling at each other at 1.00 in the morning and then she's outside yelling vile stuff to the guy who's inside, and the police arrive, and things quiet down, but once the police leave it continues. That's how you know you're dealing with hardcore scumbags. Most people stop when the police arrive.
Then the police were here a few days ago knocking on my neighbour's door (a different neighbour). Maybe I told all of these stories already. But she doesn't answer. So they knock on my door. "Have you noticed any problems or anything untoward today?" No. No, I haven't. So they leave and right after you hear the main door slamming, this neighbour comes out of the door and says "hello?" to look like she's trying to get the attention of the police.
What's the point of this? Who is she trying to convince? Why didn't she answer the door? They were there knocking for 10 minutes. Why did she call the police? Were the people downstairs (who had the police called on them about a week earlier) causing some disruption again?
£625/month for this. The average price for a one bedroom flat in Glasgow is maybe £450. £750 is top end. This place is a dump, full of cheap shit, infested with flies, terrible soundproofing, and scumbag neighbours. Of course, it's a Jewish landlord.
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