A Surprise Gift

  It was a gift, not earned, but a surprise. It had come out of the blue, when she turned to look behind to see who had called her. A sharp pain, lots of blood and a hospital visit later, she realized she had been given a gift that would last her a lifetime – … Read more

Her Favourite

  Innocent friendship, incessant chatter, constant laughter – that had always been the way they were. Years went by, times changed, people changed; but not their bond. Of all the gifts, this pebble from one of his swimming expeditions was her favourite. She’d preserved it for so many years, it reminded her of them.   … Read more

The Biggest Gift

  Seven years. That is how long she had been waiting for this day to arrive. Each of those days all those years, she had been praying and expecting and dreaming…. of getting the biggest gift in life. And today her prayers had been answered. She had got it. The biggest gift of life…. her … Read more

The Soup

  Rishabh and Javed walked into the bank together. It was their first day at their first job. Both the friends were looking forward to having a good day and had reached office well in time. They had met in Mysore in the bank’s training college and had become fast friends. Finally when the posting … Read more

Decisions, decisions, decisions!

  It was her first day and boy was she excited. It had taken her two weeks to properly convince her parents that she would indeed be safe and that this step was necessary for all of them. She was not being selfish and was doing this for the good of all of them. They … Read more

Dreams Unlimited

  As the train chugged into the station, eager heads peeped out from the window to see the platform and form the first opinion about the place. It was not everyday you were sent  to a beautiful laid back city in the southern peninsula of India on a completely paid trip. Of course, this was … Read more


  She had no clue what she was doing. All she meant to do was to apply for a few jobs and create a decent profile for herself on two of the top three professional networking sites, instead, her days had gone so horribly wrong this past week. She spent hours together in the internet cafe … Read more

The Appointment Letter

  It had been raining for the past few days. The narrow road leading up to his home was filled with the water that could not  flow away into the drains as the sewage system was clogged from all the waste the neighbours dumped in there. The corporation was lazy when it came to cleaning … Read more

The Stolen Pencil

  The little boy was sitting in a corner. He was very dark and wore the same uniform as her. From where she saw, it seemed like he was sobbing for something. The little girl had one fault – only one. She could never see anyone sad. Thus she went to him and sat down … Read more

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