$600 a week? Since when did $600 a week become good rent in this cunt-of-a-town? $2400 a month - Christ! It's a decent enough joint I suppose, but when did $600 a week become do-able, desireable; something to punch the air about?
'Heaven knows, its just bricks and mortar', he says offhandedly, taking a swig of beer in the process.
I've got bricks and mortar, but they don't cost me $600 a week. My place is a dogs breakfast but. Needs a bloody grenade so I can start again. Perhaps I should be paying $600 a week?
'Some people pay much more', she says, 'much, much more', she adds, eyebrows raised, head doing a slow nod, as if she knows what she's on about.
I nod too, mechanically, trying to get my head around her justification.
'Rents are crazy', he said.
'Fucken oath Mate', I think, 'it's only bricks and mortar'.