short story #24: Tossing about (SoCS – Toss)

Meera cut all the vegetables that her mother had mentioned in the recipe. She was going to make a Pulav for the first time! The lockdown had forced her to become more active in the kitchen. Meera - who didn't know even the basics of cooking. She could effortlessly burn even the simplest of recipes. … Continue reading short story #24: Tossing about (SoCS – Toss)

short story #23: A blast from the past!

The walls of their little one-bedroom cottage were covered with tiny drawings. Each of those drawings was a multi-colored, intricate pattern, painstakingly drawn by Jamie. She loved to paint. One of her most favorite things to do was strike funny poses against the backdrop of her painting masterpieces. Dave was recollecting fond memories of his … Continue reading short story #23: A blast from the past!

short story #22: A Statue’s Musings

One would assume that one mistake would be enough. One might even think that humans would learn not to repeat the same mistake over and over again. An invisible virus shook their world and brought them to their knees. Things got so worse so fast that many humans went into "hibernation" mode. They stayed holed … Continue reading short story #22: A Statue’s Musings

tiny tale #67: Pride goes before a fall :(

They were extremely proud of the new observatory. One-of-a-kind, unparalleled technology. They had every reason to be proud. But the shiny, silver dome proved to be their Achilles heel. What was meant to monitor their extra-terrestrial neighbours had ended up attracting them instead! (280 characters) This post was written in response to the Twittering Tale … Continue reading tiny tale #67: Pride goes before a fall 😦

tiny tale #66: What’s that creature, daddy?

I'd like to remind you that the following is a work of fiction. It's a conversation between a dad and his little girl.What's that creature, daddy?Oh, this one? That's a green sea turtle, Mia.A tuurrtlle?Turtle, darling. Sadly, we rarely get to see them anymore. Scientists even fear that they might be extinct.Extind? What's that, daddy?Remember … Continue reading tiny tale #66: What’s that creature, daddy?