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03 June 2010

Don't be the guest from hell

This article is for all those people who have had the guest from hell – leave a copy of this in your drinks cabinet, where he/she is sure to find it.

There is an art to being a good guest. Well, if you don't believe me, try lying around burping on your host's couch while you ask him to bring you another beer, and see whether you get invited again.

I demand – nothing. You are in someone else's home, staying free of charge, so don't complain about anything. If the mattress is hollow, put it on the floor, but say nothing. Don't complain if there is no internet connection, vegetarian food, en suite bathroom or laid on transport.

 
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