Tag Archives: Satire

Work is Worship

Satpal woke up at the crack of dawn, as usual. He had no need for an alarm clock, even if he would have been able to afford it. His work entailed him leaving home at 5am, and as his mother … Continue reading

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The Trappings of Success

Photo prompt courtesy ME! I’d thought a tiny village on an island in the Atlantic was remote enough for me to stay hidden from their hawk-like eyes. I’d thought wrong. I had no idea what I had done to reappear … Continue reading

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PPP- The Event of the Millenium

The hall was all decked up, almost ready for PPP– the GREATEST EVENT OF THE MILLENNIUM, as the organizers had billed it, and the frantic sounds of last-minute adjustments were permeating through the surroundings. The gates were firmly shut, and … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the World #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

Grandpa Marco was surrounded by his numerous grandkids, and was taking great joy in ‘reluctantly’ telling them their history, and the role he had played in creating it. It was that time of the millennium again, Grandpa Marco said, when … Continue reading

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Fandango’s Flying Machine

The villagers always ‘knew’ that Fandango was a mad scientist, but they were still shocked when they saw his latest creation. And their trust in his craziness was complete when he stood on a platform on top of the monstrosity, … Continue reading

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Champions

My heart swelled with pride as I saw our team’s statues placed alongside Lord Ganesha’s in this year’s Ganpati pandals. Photo prompt courtesy Lavanya Cricket is one of India’s biggest religions after all, and we cricketers its Gods. And now, … Continue reading

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The Scientific Renaissance

Photo Prompt courtesy Roger Bultot. “Your theory is filled with huge holes.” “That’s not possible Sir.” “Nonsense! Look at this weather balloon. It had these big holes, so it fell down from the sky.” “Yes Sir.” “Similarly, if the Ozone … Continue reading

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