Living in Fairyland -Sunday Photo Fiction

Aria looked at the tiny board with her mouth wide open. She pointed her chubby finger and exclaimed in glee” Mumma look fairies welcome here” Does that mean real fairies come here at night and live in this tiny house, sit in this garden and eat gingerbread cake like in the stories?” I looked at… Continue reading Living in Fairyland -Sunday Photo Fiction

Labelled

I had recently moved to Pune due to a job change. Though the city was not entirely new to me, having lived here in my teens, I was coming back after almost 15 years. As I was taking up residence on the outskirts of the city in a place called Hinjewadi which consists largely of… Continue reading Labelled

We are Family #FridayFotoFiction

Kamini looked at the little one as she slept cosily in the cradle, oblivious to her surroundings. A tear trickled down her cheek. And then another. Tears of joy, love, gratitude, tears of pain for the humiliation and wrath that they had to undergo – right from the time their relationship was made public. They… Continue reading We are Family #FridayFotoFiction

A month away from home #GratitudePost

October has been an eventful month. It began with the preparations for my 2.5 month business trip to Zurich, as I was cramming my bag with almost every other thing. When you have the luxury of business class travel, extra baggage is least of your worries- a generous 64kg baggage is what I was permitted… Continue reading A month away from home #GratitudePost

The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

I met Kala aunty after ages- it had been almost 12 years. I last remember when I was in college, she had come visiting our place from Mumbai. She and her little daughter Meera ¬†We played with Meera in the backyard, she was barely 10. I was pleased to see the young 24 year old… Continue reading The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers

The rows of of branded stores, roadside cafes,her dream destination Chicago did little to cheer her up today.It had been just 2 days that she landed in her city of dreams for a business assignment. The initial thrill had subsided and she had this gnawing feeling of missing her daughter, the pain of a mother… Continue reading The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers