Monthly Archives: November 2017

Pick of the Week- The Postman Always Rings Twice

Narrator’s Note: Two stories were in tough competition for being my favorites this week: The Postman Always Rings Twice, and Namqueen- The Empress of Snacks. It was a tough fight but The Postman…won by a slight margin because it is … Continue reading

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Rebel Without A Cause

Ever since I can remember, I had wanted to stand out, to swim against the tide, to rebel against things that my peers were content doing meekly. Today, I had finally got that opportunity, and I would not let it … Continue reading

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Cops & Robbers

It had been a long, intense chase through the dark, silent streets of the city, but Inspector Williams had finally caught up with Omar. Cornered, with no place left to run, Omar climbed up the ramparts of the city wall. … Continue reading

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Barney Decides to Carpe Diem

It was the first day of college for Barney the bear And he was all excited about what to wear He just knew that one look at him, and girls in the college would swoon and sway For Barney had … Continue reading

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The Postman Always Rings Twice

When Little Jimmy was, well, littl-er, his mother had taught him The Code of the Dogs. It went like this: The postman always rings twice Run after him, like a cat after mice And ever since he had heard The … Continue reading

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Namqueen- The Empress of Snacks

During the nine months that Hetal had spent in her mother’s womb, her mother never had the craving for anything khatta (tangy) or meetha (sweet). Not because she was inordinately health conscious and only eating gluten-free, non-fat, non-carb, non-protein, non-food … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

Narrator’s Note: Starting this week, I will be posting my favorite story from the week gone by for the weekend reading pleasure (Being presumptuous here, Ha Ha) of those of you who do not get the time to read during … Continue reading

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Wait Until Dark

“Ssshhhh… Mom, I think I heard something,” whispered my young son in alarm. It was pitch dark in the living room, where we stood, and try as we might, we couldn’t really see anyone… or anything. “Don’t be afraid,” I … Continue reading

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The Old Couple

The old couple sitting on the solitary bench in the park presented a perfect picture of cuddly cuteness. They sat holding hands, watching a bunch of kids playing cricket. Life was perfect. The old lady asked her husband, “Did you … Continue reading

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I Like To Moo It Moo It Part 2 (The stunning conclusion to an epic search & rescue mission)

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this epic story, please read no further and correct your shortcoming/oversight/mistake/error immediately. I’ll wait till then. OK, so all caught up with the goings on in our life till the morning of the … Continue reading

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