Talented #CarrotRanch

“That’s a beautiful piece of work, dear!” commented an impressed examiner looking at the model on display, “did you work alone or it is a team work where many others joined hands?” Praise never surprised Mrs. Madhumita Majumdar. In her lifetime, she has seen accolades fly in her direction from her father’s home to her... Continue Reading →

Plunge #TellTaleThursday

Shyam Sunder came out on the spacious balcony outside. Everyone else was busy inside the room, dancing, chatting and eating. He stood on the parapet, spread his arms in an wide arc and jumped. In utter disbelief a few rushed out to the balcony only to see the body going down and hitting the ground... Continue Reading →

Journey #TellTaleThursday

“Come Som, come,”his friend called out from the other side, “a few steps more, cross the bridge, and we are there.”Som looked at the wobbly wooden bridge. A bridge that joined both sides of the abyss. Every step on the bridge, felt it would be his last step. Som looked tired. He had been walking... Continue Reading →

Answer #TellTaleThursday

“I can show you your past,” said the bearded man wearing a flowing white robe, calmly, “but son what you shall see when you peek into my magical mirror, good bad or ugly, will be your responsibiiity to deal with.” “I am ready your holiness,” Som pleaded, “I must know my past.” “Come back a... Continue Reading →

Scotch On The Rocks #CarrotRanch

 “A large scotch please,” Sam ordered, “and whatever my friend wants.” After a hard couple of days of business meeting, friends decided to relax on the final evening. “Shall I bring the ice separately?” asked the waiter, “and for you sir, what should I get you?” “Make one large peg, no ice.” Som asked mocking,... Continue Reading →

Offering #TellTaleThursday

Sun was setting and darkness was descending, faster inside the mango orchard, on this winter evening. Two men, one a guru in a red robe, and the other his disciple, were drinking country liquor sitting around a woodfire. “Such an auspicious no moon night rarely comes by with all heavenly bodies in a state of... Continue Reading →

Desert Plant, an E-Book #BlogchatterEbook

This year I participated for the first time in A2Z blogging challenge in the month of April. Amid hectic activity of submitting one post daily and reading posts of others, came the proposal of converting these posts into an e-book. Desert Plant is the outcome of this effort. As the name suggests, plants that grow... Continue Reading →

Godsend #TellTaleThursday

I do not like to drive at night, fearful of unforeseen eventualities. Who knew trouble was waiting for me in broad day light under the bright sun! I was driving on the highway on a summer afternoon under the blazing sun. Air conditioner was not able to cool the interior. All of a sudden a... Continue Reading →

Fan #TellTaleThursday

“Don’t worry brother, it is in your head only,” Dilip said rolling a joint, “have a drag, it will come out when the time is right; where will it go?” Dilip was the trouble shooter for all friends. He had a place to himself in his ancestral home. He called it penthouse. Friends could come... Continue Reading →

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