Unpublished In Tel-Aviv

Category: The City


Unpublished Author meets Published Author…

Hilarity ensues. Not. No, we mostly talked about writing. Why he is (frequently) published, and why I’m not. The general advice, the same as it ever was: persevere. Oh, joy! Just let me adjust the hose between exhaust and window……

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STFU!

Unpublished authors work at home. It’s just what we do. But home in Tel-Aviv is usually a tiny apartment, a third of which is occupied by a ‘mamad’ or safe-room (more on that in another post), surrounded by a city…

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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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Ungrateful Unpublished Author bitches about the weather…

Hate to live up to a national stereotype, but I’m gonna talk about the wather. If I tell anybody from ‘back home’ that I actually look forward to rain, they usually look at me as if I’ve just burned a…

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Tel-Aviv’s favourite game:

Hipster, alcoholic or crack-head?

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The Yom Kippur that was…

I really like Yom Kippur in Israel. I always liked Yom Kippur generally – from the wallowing self-reflection to the religiously-mandated self flagellation  what’s there not to like? Well, apart from Wife asking “what?” as she nurses a cup of tea…

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Shana Tova! (New year, new blog!)

So, kicking and screaming, here it is… wait for it… I’m a blogger! I suppose it fits. After all, I’m an unemployed, unpublished author living in the neighbourhood of Tel-Aviv notorious (and much avoided) for its chronic hipsteritis. Inevitable is…

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