Street Dogs

By Eric Le Roy

Content 18+ The street dog I call Molly has recently had another batch of puppies, and nobody seems to know if that’s good or not so good. The neighbors have kindly supplied a dog house for the ‘family’, and the little dogs are growing. I take them food and so do others.

But just beyond their little field, which is rimmed ineffectually by strings of barbed … Read the rest

One Disappears

By Eric Le Roy

Content 18+

I don’t get out much anymore, which is not the way I’ve lived my life. I’m 74, but that’s nothing; after a lifetime of excess, I’ve been pretty much a workaholic for the past 15 years. I’ve built a business as an ESL tutor, first by pounding the streets in Moscow, now and for the past six years working long days and evenings online … Read the rest

Eternity In Still Frames

By Eric Le Roy

Content 18+ As time goes by, I feel distances spreading within myself. It’s as if the core of me is a little private plane without a compass and running out of fuel circling aimlessly in a sheer blue sky with snow-capped mountains in the distance on all sides. In effect,  my essence has been stretched; it is becoming the material of the sky, and by this … Read the rest

Happy at Last

by Eric Le Roy

Content 18+ I am blessed by the fact that my students and other friends are always sending me interesting things to read. One I got recently was an excellent article by a writer I hadn’t heard of named Cody Delistraty on the theme of what he termed the “relentless, competitive” quest for ‘Happiness” and how people today often make themselves miserable trying to obtain it.

I … Read the rest

Living The Dream

Content 18 + (published as is, blog owner may have different opinion from the author) I had flunked my degree at the University of Bath — a savage spectacle where all the students met to see their results, and I was the only El Floppo Cunto — and it was one of the most humiliating moments of my life. Moreover, I had brought Jackie with me up to the Uni … Read the rest