#AtoZChallenge One-liner: P is for Painkiller

Painkiller (noun) A miracle drug that can relieve you of headache and several other body pains but unfortunately doesn't work wonders for pain caused by hurtful words, grief, heartbreaks, etc. If only there was a cure for the pain caused by those causes too! What do you think? Do let me know. The comments section … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: P is for Painkiller

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: O is for Onion

Onion (noun) The one vegetable that ensures to take revenge on you for exploiting it; the only vegetable strong enough to make you think of wearing protective gear while slicing. ­čśŤ I have found that keeping onions in the refrigerator (NOT the freezer!) a few minutes before slicing can stop the tears. Onions are one … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: O is for Onion

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: N is for No

No (exclamation) A two-letter word that seems very simple but in reality, is a word that we can spend a lot of time to master. Saying no can be quite the challenge at times. My entry for the day is running late by around 12 hours. Apologies for the delay. I was held up by … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: N is for No

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: M is for Magic

Magic (noun) The phenomenon you keep wishing for in real life (even though you know very well that it doesn't exist* ) each time you open the refrigerator and stare at the contents expectantly as if waiting for your favourite meal (or even a snack!) to appear out of thin air. *You know it's non-existent … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: M is for Magic

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: L is for Lying

Lying (verb) When you find yourself almost automatically replying with an "I'm fine" statement whenever someone* asks you how you are. *Sometimes it's easier not to drag the unsuspecting person into the many complications that life keeps throwing at you (unless of course, they happen to be someone who's very close to you!). They may … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: L is for Lying

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: K is for Key

Key (noun) The very important property that you stash away safely in your handbag, only to find yourself frantically searching for it when you need it/them again. Almost every day when I return home from work, I have a mini heart attack when I can't find my keys immediately. Somehow my key takes great joy … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: K is for Key

tiny tale #46: Void…

On their first wedding anniversary, they got a beautiful, silver photo frame. Years later, he still can't bring himself to get rid of it.. the only physical reminder of her. The flowers beside it never wilted, unlike his marriage The frame remained empty, much like his broken heart. (280 characters) This post was written in┬áresponse … Continue reading tiny tale #46: Void…

tiny tale #45: Summertime

Summer was in. The school was out. While kids his age were spending the summer obsessing over video games, Adi had other plans. Volunteering to help clean up the local beach was his favourite summer activity. Adi loved to make a difference; Saving the environment, one beach at a time. (280 characters) This post was … Continue reading tiny tale #45: Summertime

tiny tale #44: Chains…

Abuse and pain were all he knew. The numerous scars on his body attested to his suffering. The wounds had healed, but the scars remained... Even now, the very sight of chains has him cowering... whining in pain. The rescue pup has a long road to recovery. (247 characters) This post was written in┬áresponse to … Continue reading tiny tale #44: Chains…

A to Z Challenge 2018 Theme Reveal

April is almost here. Do you know what else is just around the corner? The A to Z Challenge 2018! (Just in case the title of this post wasn't glaringly obvious ­čśŤ) I know I'm a bit late to the party. But better late than never, right? So here I am, just in time for … Continue reading A to Z Challenge 2018 Theme Reveal

Announcement #2

Hello readers, I have an important announcement. I have been thinking about hosting a fortnightly six word story prompt here on My Random Ramblings. The prompt would be a word or a picture. (I'm still figuring out all the details.) So, does that sound like something you'll be interested in? Do let me know. The … Continue reading Announcement #2

#AtoZChallenge 2017 – Reflections

It's been over two weeks since the challenge came to an end but unfortunately, I'd been unable to properly respond to all the comments and read other blogs since the last week of April. But I'm back and the next tiny tale will be up as soon as I've finished replying to all the previous … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge 2017 – Reflections

#AtoZChallenge: A meal for two (tiny tale #8)

The dining room was decorated just the way she liked it, The table was set for two, mats and her very best plates were laid out, Smiling and feeling extremely pleased with herself, She took her place at the table and lovingly topped each of the two plates with food. Food that she had taken … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: A meal for two (tiny tale #8)