new year’s doldrums

Christmas is thin on the ground, Rehana surmised. After two days of deliberation, she threw another glance at Bridget Jones’s list of Dos & Don’ts for her New Year Resolution. Which one to leave out? She was still swinging on the horns of dilemma… Don’ts: Spend more than earn. Behave sluttishly around the house, butContinue reading “new year’s doldrums”


“He gotta decide that you didn’t. Their superpower. Suddenly, you are guided concerning what you should like. Oh, it shouldn’t have been…” Surpa bit her tongue. She could be on thin ice or the fate awaited her? She must toe the line. She snuck a few oranges from their orchard and it landed her inContinue reading “misunderstandings”

the courtroom

“My lord, please, ask her who was she dreaming about?” asked the lawyer grimly in an authoritarian voice. She felt weak in the knees as if someone poured buckets of molten lava in her ears. “a…a…aai…I…” She stuttered looking downcast, red in the face. ” SAY IT!!” The lawyer glowered at her. Not that sheContinue reading “the courtroom”

r.i.p shutter & butter

” I have bought a new flat, branded furniture, new bed, new…” she went outside to announce and returned. At 3 o’clock I saw her holding a photo album and legging it. As she stepped inside, she mistakenly trod on the painting laid on the floor for drying. “Awww you paint! Geez Louise, it’s awful!”Continue reading “r.i.p shutter & butter”

who is at the door?

Alarm’s screech reached a deafening crescendo. After hitting the snooze button I drew the blanket over my head. Wasting my precious life just for a lark? Hell NO! It’s time to exert myself to catch some extra delightful, gorgeous Zs. More determined, I instantly drifted off to sleep… “zzzzzZZZ….” “Ding-Dong!” Dulcet doorbell lured me to….noContinue reading “who is at the door?”