When the red roses fade and wither, And the box of chocolates is empty. When today is just a memory, Will you still be mine? Is our relationship durable? Will it stand the test of time? When we grow old and wrinkled, Will you still be mine? Written for FOWC with Fandango–durable Continue reading A Question On Valentine’s Day
“It was in the depth of winter that I realised that within me lay an invincible summer.” I read this somewhere many years ago and liked it so much that I wrote it down in the notebook in which I kept my to-do lissts and phone numbers. This was way back in a prehistoric time when I didn’t have a cell phone. I have forgotten … Continue reading One Liner Wednesday February 13th 2019
Norbert sat in a corner of the school canteen, eating a solitary lunch. He was a new student having joined just a week ago. But he did not expect to make any friends even when he was no longer new. He had braces on his teeth and also wore glasses.These impediments made him a favourite target for bullies. In the short time he had been … Continue reading The Worm Turns
“Do you believe that size matters? Please explain your response.” Of course size matters! If you upsize your meal too frequently, you eventually up size your clothes. When you choose bite size or fun size, you may go hungry but you can drop a few pounds. I think this universal truth is self explanatory. Written for Fandango’s Provocative Question FPQ# 13 Continue reading FPQ#13 Do you believe that size matters ?
Toxic people are best avoided. They suck all the happiness out of the air around them. They can cause practical difficulties in your life so it is important to recognise them. 1. Friends who expect you to be there for them always but never return the favour. 2. Relatives who ruin family gatherings with snide remarks and criticism. 3. Co-workers who waste … Continue reading Toxic People To Avoid
” It was the bestof times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we … Continue reading One Liner Wednesday February 6-2019
Mel of Crushed Caramel has tagged me for Tell the Story challenge. She has posted this picture and I am supposed to write a story about it. You can see Mel’s original post and her story here. Do head over to Mel’s blog and check out her interesting posts. The Story — Exodus : Social media to the rescue. The Village was on a major … Continue reading Tell the Story–Exodus : Social Media to the Rescue
With the benefit of hindsight, It is easy to be wise. This should have been done differently, That should have been left unaid. Innings played better, Chess moves better executed. Wars fought another way, Countries governed better. But that is the problem with hindsight, It always comes after the event! Written for FOWC with Fandango — hindsight Continue reading With the benefit of hindsight….
Lisa was a little girl with a fertile imagination. She loved to create stories about fairy creatures. Pixie, gnomes, fairies and elves all featured prominently in the tales she spun. Lisa told these stories to her younger siblings and cousins. She tried telling them to her classmates but they were not interested; they just wanted to talk about PlayStation and X box. Once Lisa wrote … Continue reading Lisa Tells A Story
Kristian at talesfromthemindofkristian tagged me for Tell the Story Challenge with this picture. This picture reminds me of a book I read as a child. I think it was set in 19th century America. I have forgotten the name of the book and the author but I think I remember some of the story. It was about a little girl called Melissa Ann Mitford who … Continue reading Tell the Story Challenge 2