A few days before I was to get married, my close friend’s mom gave me some advice which stood apart from the usual unwarranted advice I was receiving as a bride to be. She told me- “You might think that what I say is wrong and I am teaching you bad things like keeping secrets… Continue reading Is money ruining your marriage?
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
I gave it up all, the plush office, the Merc and Audi, the expensive champagne and holidays at exotic locations, the tuxedo and even my wedding ring. A day came when I realised I had it all but I was missing peace, inner contenmnt. I started off on a new journey, all alone, sans the… Continue reading Nirvana #FFFAW #FlashFiction
The driveway was spell binding- one side of the road was full of trees, shedding their leaves, hues of green, yellow, red and the other side had sprawling mansions, each unique and beautiful. Everyone marvelled at the fortune of those living in these mansions. The giant house belonged to Ruby- a widow who terribly missed… Continue reading Real Stories #FridayFictioneers
Little Riya looked at the skyscraper in awe. Bright lights shone in every window. A picture perfect life of those living in the cosy homes with lots of good food, life’s comforts, those picturesque family holidays, good clothes- they had everything. She yearned to taste this high life, for a day atleast. Alas, wishes dint… Continue reading Envy #FFFAW #FlashFiction
Survival of the fittest is what Darwin propagated and times are only going to get tougher. It’s time we brace ourselves up and develop resilience to combat the challenges life throws at us. Who knows a job cut may turn out to be a blessing in disguise? It may pave the way to take up that passion you secretly nurtured as a full time profession.