5 Things to Tell your Mum about your New House
Student houses offer a unique way of living, and students are usually pretty happy to put up with the many idiosyncratic nuances that seem to plague student housing. The curtain that acts as a door for your bedroom, the hole in the toilet wall that’ll be fixed ‘very soon’ (according to your landlord) and the washer-dryer that neither washes nor dries – these are all quintessential aspects of student living.
Parents, on the other hand, are not quite so forgiving over such issues. My mum gets upset over the absorbency of towels, so telling her that your room doesn’t have a door is about as well thought out as weeing on her flowerbed. Finding a house is one thing, describing it to your mum is another. Here are 5 things to tell your mum about your new house: