Tag Archives: Friendship

What’s Fair is Fair

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding Mary came in just half a minute before Jane, and as they parked their bicycles, she couldn’t help but rub it in. “You’re getting old,” she teased Jane. Jane responded in mock anger, “Ha! Nice … Continue reading

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Trip to Turkey Day 1- The Law of Unintended Consequences #TurkishDelight

When app-based taxi operators Uber and Ola went on an indefinite strike across India, their objectives were: Higher commissions/earnings Better working conditions Enhanced benefits like regular employees, e.g. health insurance Sending us on an unplanned international trip That last one … Continue reading

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The Legendary Rivals

It was impossible to find two other friends who were as close as Karan and Guddu. You don’t have to take my word for it. Their parents said so. Their siblings said so. Their other friends said so. Their relatives … Continue reading

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The Cursed Crow

The crow sat on the thin, dry branch, lonely, morose, listless, waiting For the pain to subside, for someone to see him for who he was, without hating Every day he would sit at the same spot, from dawn till … Continue reading

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Snowy Day Holiday

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent Alex had gone to bed happy last night, very happy. It had been snowing so hard since morning yesterday that not just their cottage, but the road to the village, and the village itself had been … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Murder

Aryan and I had been born on the same day, almost at the same hour, in the same chawl (rough equivalent of The Projects), to parents who were the thickest of friends. We played with the same toys as we grew … Continue reading

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Pinku Saves the Day

(Narrator’s Note: Continuing with this week’s theme of experimenting with a variety of genres, today’s story is aimed at actual kids, not just the kids in you 🙂 So read it out to them, and let me know what they … Continue reading

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