“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
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
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
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
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
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
A few days ago I overheard 2 of my junior colleagues – in their mid 20’s talk about marriage and wonder when will their turn come. They were looking at the decked up pics of cousins, school and college friends who were all tying the knot, the artistic lehengas, jewellery, picture perfect moments with their… Continue reading Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?