Memories #FridayFictioneer

“Sir, look at this one,” the manager said excitedly handing over a bottle of peach jelly, “our best selling product!” The bottle brought back memories. “Mother, every time we buy mango jelly,” the young boy pleaded with his mother, “buy peach jelly this time.” Running her family on a shoestring budget, mother’s options were limited.... Continue Reading →

Medicinal Mango #CarrotRanch

“Your mother is not well Sakharam,” the village doctor announced, “feed her mango from Nawab’s orchard.” “An hour’s walk from the bus stop,” man spoke again before Sakharam could protest this unusual prescription, “mango fruits from Nawab’s orchard are medicinal.” “Brother how far the famous mango orchard?” after almost an hour’s trek, the least he... 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 →

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