Unpublished In Tel-Aviv

Category: Dogs


Buying gas masks for dogs isn’t as easy as you’d think…

In Israel there’s a concept of “this year’s war”. It implies inevitability, projects normality upon a reality where peace isn’t really peace but rather the absence (for now) of outright war. This year’s war? Who knows – could be Hezbollah…

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Knocking shit down…

Over here, a lot of walls get put up; not a lot get pulled down. In the country, that is. In our apartment, it’s the opposite. Just this morning, this disaster zone was my study. Now it’s a hole, and…

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Busted!

Free babysitters in Tel-Aviv are like virgins in a Harem: if they do exist, they’re gone before you know it. So it was in desperation that, when Wife and I realised we hadn’t been out alone in a very, very…

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Goodbye old friend.

Sufi died today. She had been struggling with illness for many months, with adversity for over a year. I have been writing this post for a long time in my head, and yet now that I have to sit down…

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Do we got a deal?

Walking Young Dog in our area, I got flashed by a vehicle coming up behind. Being the┬ácourteous┬áresident that I am, I pulled aside to let him past (Kerem Hataymanim doesn’t really have pavements) but as he came alongside, he rolled…

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Shit our vet says…

Old Dog is very sick. She’s got a heart murmur, is epileptic, suffers from often-acute kidney failure and is on a cocktail of drugs that would shame Ozzy Osbourne. She is also paranoid of anything coming near her mouth and,…

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