A tale of coffee and world travel #TellTaleThursday

Back to business, shutters up. The floor well swept and mopped. Freshly brewed coffee and the smell of pakoras. Breakfast time was the one where they made most money. A regular no frills coffee shop tucked in a one of the many lanes in Cochin, they sold around 300 cups of coffee each day. They… Continue reading A tale of coffee and world travel #TellTaleThursday

Not merely a dream #TellTaleThursday

I am humming a song as I ride my green colour bicycle – the weather is perfect! And there he comes, riding on a horse, my knight in shining armour. Tall, dark, handsome, kind, funny- he has it all. I stop, he stops. We look at each other and sparks fly. He waves at me,… Continue reading Not merely a dream #TellTaleThursday

My Word of the Year 2019: Hiatus #WOTY

Does it sound strange to talk about “Hiatus” or “Pausing”as my word of the Year when everyone’s talking about chasing their dreams, going out and getting what you desire. And thats exactly the kind of person I am. The ambitious , front bencher who will raise her hand first ( read Hermoine in class). The… Continue reading My Word of the Year 2019: Hiatus #WOTY

My Wish #TellTaleThursday

Fairy Lights shone on the porch and a beautiful rangoli adorned the front door. The aroma of karanji and chaklis wafted through the air. The lamps shone bright but Suhas and Saroja’s world was dark as usual. Today was like any other day for them. The decked up house and the lights did little to… Continue reading My Wish #TellTaleThursday

Déjà vu #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

“In the hallway, they saw a corridor with several doors leading off it. Everything in the hall was covered in dust, as though no one had touched it for a hundred years.” Maya walked through the corridor dazed. She was too astounded to express her thoughts. The dreams that had tormented her and the unanswered… Continue reading Déjà vu #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

Smriti rubbed her palms together as a cool breeze blew. Dried leaves lay around her feet. She picked up one as she thought about its life – autumn was the time everyone loved posing for pictures, the hues of orange, yellow, green and brown made for a splendid Instagram pic. Did anyone care about this… Continue reading A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

As night falls #FridayFictioneers #MyFriendAlexa

Mini was cramming through her books, the last minute revision before the exam. Lolla came by with her dinner “Mini hurry up, you have to get ready” “5 minutes sis, almost done with my revision. I need to score an A+, this is not one of my favourite subjects and I need to work harder.”… Continue reading As night falls #FridayFictioneers #MyFriendAlexa

Head over heart #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Agnes Lai felt uneasy, she was not used to someone waiting on her like that. Holding her feet as she tried on another pair of Miu Miu shoes , eyes downcast, James Chow waited silently as Agnes placed her hand gently on Eddie Wang’s shoulder. It wasn’t just the excitement of being in a new… Continue reading Head over heart #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Around the world in 60 days #BarAThon

I always dreamt of roaming the world- the snow clad Swiss mountains and the museums in Paris, the blue waters in Miami and the skyscrapers in New York. The hiking trail in Hong Kong and the busy streets of Tokyo. The bus ride in London and the shopping streets in Milan. I wanted to see… Continue reading Around the world in 60 days #BarAThon

A Dream Life #FridayFictioneers

They all sat around Pedro, wide eyed as he narrated stories of the awesome life in Venice. Far far away from poverty, a dreamy world lay, where people took rides in gondolas or enjoyed their coffee at the Piazza. They longed to live this life like Pedro, the rascal had got lucky. They pictured him… Continue reading A Dream Life #FridayFictioneers