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

Envy #FFFAW #FlashFiction

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

Here’s why I am the Badass Woman@work

I opened the Sunday Times to devour its contents hungrily- one of the perks of the weekend is being able to read the newspaper leisurely as against a weekday when I am in a mad frenzy with the toddler tugging my dress and me trying to scan the front page, the business section and the… Continue reading Here’s why I am the Badass Woman@work

The Connection #FridayFotoFiction

Looking at them will leave one perplexed.There was nothing in common.A older Muslim man and a young Christian lad.They were as different as chalk and cheese-and yet they were often seen together.The old man lovingly held the younger man’s hand,his eyes spoke a thousand words- love,pain,gratitude. The guy is a Christian-what business do you have… Continue reading The Connection #FridayFotoFiction

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

Its time that we don’t have- #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Damodar Uncle was a busy man- a rich, ambitious, talented man who was busy travelling the world and making millions of dollars.Everyone envied him- a palatial house,the best cars,a happy wife and kids and a stellar career. His wife Savitri had just one complaint- spend time with me and the kids. But it was always… Continue reading Its time that we don’t have- #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The day she stopped crying

She wriggled out of her mother’s womb and entered this world with a ear piercing cry. They rejoiced her birth- crying is a healthy sign for a new born, they said She was a toddler now and she cried for more milk, more sleep. Ah babies cry for everything, don’t take it seriously they said.… Continue reading The day she stopped crying

The forced solo trip which changed my life

Solo trips is  the buzz word- Almost every second day I come across an article on the net or newspapers talking about how everyone must take a solo trip. I meant to write about my own experience which wasn’t really about a solo trip on my bucket list that I finally went on but rather… Continue reading The forced solo trip which changed my life

Déjà vu #FridayFotoFiction #FlashFiction

Beads of sweat trickled down his forehead. He cowered in fear, his eyes depicted looming despair. He knew what would befall him. But when it came, it shook his core. The first blow hit him hard in the face, his lips started to bleed. A few blows were then reigned at him in the stomach,… Continue reading Déjà vu #FridayFotoFiction #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