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The Van Thief

“Quick,” she snapped out instructions in a crisp, matter-of-fact tone, “Let’s split up, grab the fastest vehicles we can find, and stop that van before it leaves the village.” So saying, she hot-wired a car parked nearby.. … and of … Continue reading

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The Dogged Follower

Everyone knew that Ignaccio and Abel were the thickest of friends, but no one knew why, for they were as different as chalk and cheese. Ignaccio was huge, majestic, proud, and ferocious, while Abel was… well… tiny. Ignaccio was a … Continue reading

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The Predators of Pampaneira

It was a race for survival, and we were on the verge of losing it. We reached Pampaneira, one of the three white villages of the Alpujarras in Sierra Nevada, in the afternoon. The bus dropped us at the base … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Gift

As we clicked our first selfie against the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, both of us realized the same thing at the same time – It was our tenth marriage anniversary, but we had forgotten to get each … Continue reading

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The Goddess of Malaga

It was our first day in Malaga, and after roaming around the old town for a while, we decided to catch a bus and visit a nearby village. She sat in the bus, while I got down to take some … Continue reading

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The Tea Seller’s Anniversary

He was just a humble tea-seller, spending his days at the international airport serving tea to thirsty passengers. He did not earn much, but he took great pride in his work, for a well made cup of tea, his grandmother … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away…

His name is Janardhan Jamwarkar, but his mother calls him Johnny. He is all of five years old, and you have probably never heard of him before in your life. He is also the one who is single-handedly responsible for … Continue reading

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The Lover of Oranges (A Healthy Love Story)

Aditya, or as he insisted everyone call him- Aadu, was a health-conscious boy right from childhood, which is not surprising, as both his parents were doctors. So, from the day his first crooked milk tooth showed signs of taking birth, … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up…

He hit me this morning….again! It’s become almost a routine occurrence now, ever since he has started coming back stressed from work, and hitting the bottle every night, staying awake till the wee hours of the morning, trying to reduce … Continue reading

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The Outraged Father

My eyes welled up, and I was overwhelmed with emotions as I saw them walk off. “He should have listened to me,” I told my wife in a broken voice. “He always does,” she replied, “You know how much he … Continue reading

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