Thou shalt honour thy head flatmate ...
Monday 4 October 2004
It was ominously headed the Additional Flatmates Agreement – and as soon as Jon Lake saw it, he knew he was looking for a new home.
By The LandlordA recent import from Waikato, Lake expected life in Christchurch would require a few adjustments.
But this? Well, judge for yourself, as The Weekend Press reviews this potentially ground-breaking charter for domestic bliss as decreed by Lake's "head flatmate" ...
Item 1: "The flatmate will pay another week's bond. This can be paid over four weeks. Otherwise there will be a $30 penalty fee."
Item 4: "The flatmate will be more honourable by doing things simply because they've agreed to and not just because of penalties."
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