It can make a difference in your quality of your life if you get along with your neighbors.
Even if it is just a smile at the door, a peaceful relationship can be had with them.
After one of her neighbours complained about her activities, a British woman learned how difficult it is to have a dispute with them.
Posting MumsnetShe explained to me that the lady next door was complaining about her washing laundry and hanging it outside.
The fuming woman kept saying that her clothes – which were hanging on the line outside – were ruining her view.
She explained that her new neighbor complained to me about the laundry hanging from the line, obstructing her view.
“It’s just run of the mill laundry, no crutchless knickers or bondage gear, so not offensive.
“At first I ignored her, but she later told me she had photographed it and would complain to council.”
The confused homeowner explained that she wasn’t the only person she had complained about.
The neighbour had also complained about someone else’s whistling which she said was “piercing her ears”.
Another neighbor commented that he should keep his windows closed when he cooks. “made her nauseous”.
She stated: “It’s not just humans she intolerant of, if a bird is singing, she will start growling to scare it away.
“Before she moved to this area, we all did fine. Do you know of any laws against hanging laundry?
“I’m not tumble drying our family’s wash when not necessary.”
In the comments, people were shocked by the neighbour’s comments.
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One woman said: “Assuming you’re not spelling ‘f*** off neighbour’ with your pants or something, then it’s perfectly acceptable to hang out your laundry on your washing line.”
Another point to be noted: “No, there’s no law against hanging washing and the council won’t have any interest in following up a complaint about it.
“She sounds like a pain in the a***. Ignore. You can’t make her happy whistling or complaining about smells.”
And, a third said: “The council will have a good time. For weeks, her email will be the topic of much laughter.”
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