Grampy’s Day Out #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

Grandma Sarah fondly known as Grampy is on the moon today.She is all set to make that maiden solo trip at the age of 65.As she ticks off her checklist,she suddenly realises she has no comfy canvas shoes with her. The family starts suggesting buying a pair, borrowing it from Mary,Lina or someone else. The… Continue reading Grampy’s Day Out #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

Role Reversal #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

I couldn’t focus on work.This was a big decision we had taken.The stakes were high. In a society where a mother is considered a primary caregiver- we had chosen to defy these rigid norms.After my 4 months paid maternity break,I was back at work. As a Director and a stellar career which I loved, I… Continue reading Role Reversal #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

Homecoming #FridayFictioneers

Aryan was overjoyed,after a hiatus of 10 years,he was coming back home.A small sleepy town,cut off from civilization is where his roots were.He was born and raised here,but knew his dreams lay in greener pastures. He secured a scholarship and moved abroad.Today he was coming back home as a rich, famous man.The town was as… Continue reading Homecoming #FridayFictioneers

Reincarnation #FridayFictioneers

She woke up with a start.She had seen the same dream again-the remnants of a castle somewhere deep in the woods.She had been seeing this castle since ages and vividly recalled every detail.She twitched her scar just below the chin,a birth symbol which she detested, it ¬†was too prominent and she always caught people staring… Continue reading Reincarnation #FridayFictioneers

True Bliss #FridayFictioneers

A starry night,a tent house,a table laden with her favourite meal and wine.This was a special night which she looked forward to,she wanted to savour each moment, revel in it and live it to the fullest. The past 40 years of life had gone by living each day for others- as a daughter, sister, wife,… Continue reading True Bliss #FridayFictioneers

Renovation #FridayFictioneers

We are going to renovate the house, this old dowdy furniture, fading tiles, leaking roof will be replaced by world class furniture and fittings.Won’t you like that Mom? Do as you please but do not touch this bedroom and bathroom.The stained tiles,cracked wall,peeling paint remind me of the day I entered this house as a… Continue reading Renovation #FridayFictioneers