I think if it was just a case of having to put up with the very loud prostitute outside my window I wouldn’t feel that stressed.
But combine that with having to use Windows XP and it’s enough to make one want to live in a submarine. For about 10 years. Without oxygen.
p.s. Excellent news from Google – Gmail now offers IMAP support! They’re rolling it out over the next few days, just go to your settings and select the IMAP option.