Is abusing elders a fad in today’s society?


Abusing elders..

Abusing elders..

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Abusing and ill-treating our elders has become more common than ever in today’s fast paced world. These are the same elders who take care of our every need from the time we are born. These are the same elders who answer our every innocent query. These are the same elders who woke up at night when we cried as babies or even teenagers. But when the same teenagers become old enough, they feel that abusing and disrespecting elders isn’t really a big deal.

Be it our parents, uncles or aunts, we always tend to have arguments with our elders on anything and everything under the sun as we reach our teenage years and beyond. Everyone talks about ‘generation gap’ being the main reason for all the problems. What’s this generation gap all about? Simply put, its the  feeling among youngsters that the elders don’t understand them while the elders feel that they are best placed to guide the youngsters since they have seen many ups and downs in life. And there begins the clash.

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100 word fiction: The life of a graffiti artist..


Graffiti art..

Graffiti art..

PHOTO PROMPT – © Jean L. Hays

“Did you say you want to become an artist? Are you crazy? Is it even a profession?”

Sally had come a long way from hearing such comments from her family. For her, life wasn’t just about making money in a dreary and dull job. She wanted to follow her dreams and art was her passion.

Graffiti and street art helped her express her thoughts and frustrations about daily life. The day she was invited to the famous gallery to set up her own street art exhibition was when she realized that her art had the power to make a difference.

Written for the photo prompt and you can read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – July – My post no 2 for this month.

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Five Sentence Fiction: Flames


Flames spreading thick and fast..

Flames spreading thick and fast..

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“Maam, you can’t go inside the house. It would be very dangerous for your life.” Though she tried as much as she could, the officers had a tight grip on her hand and all she could do was stand and watch the horrifying scene.

The Johnson’s had just gone over to their friends place nearby for a simple dinner after having put their children – Kate and Hanna to sleep.

It had been just 20 minutes since they had left when they heard a plane crashing into their neighbourhood setting many houses including theirs on fire.

Written for Five Sentence Fiction Prompt: Flames. Read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – July – My post no 1 for this month.

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Guest Post: Experience Sydney like a local


Everyone who ever visited Sydney realized that it’s a mixture of flawless seaside and cultural beauty, where amazing tropical climate, imposing architecture and laid-back lifestyle create its uniqueness. As a person who lives in Sydney for years, I just adore every part of it.

But when I became a freelance tour guide, I noticed that most tourists head for Opera House and Harbour Bridge, leaving all other magnificent spots completely undiscovered. Plenty of authentic suburbs, monumental places and secluded beach spots present amazing local nooks that show the real Sydney attractiveness. So let me discover the greatest Sydney attractions from a local perspective:

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100 word fiction: The toy store..


The toy store..

The toy store..

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“Daddy, I really love those toys which my friends play with. Can we please buy them as well? I have always seen them buying from this store.”

Katie, Brad’s daughter was a sweet little kid all of 4 years who had brought happiness and joy to their family after years of trying for a child. Her happiness and joy was all that mattered for her parents.

While he always ensured that he inculcated the right values and ideals and made her learn the difference between right and wrong at an early age, fulfilling all her wishes was his most important priority.

Written for the photo prompt and you can read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – June – My post no 10 for this month.

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Five Sentence Fiction: Waves


Are these waves dangerous?

Are these waves dangerous?

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“Covering all the exotic surfing hotspots in the world is surely part of my bucket list. The adrenaline rush while riding a wave cannot be replaced by anything else.”

Being an adventure freak all his life, Ron loved taking challenges head on. And this rush to take up challenges is what cost his life.

As the waves started to get bigger and stronger, he missed his balance, fell into the rough waters and began to drown before he could even realize what was happening.

Written for Five Sentence Fiction Prompt: Waves. Read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – June – My post no 9 for this month.

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Dance & Music bring freshness to life..


Allu's dance moves coupled with Anushka's husky vocals

Allu’s dance moves coupled with Anushka’s husky vocals

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You are sad and lonely. Life is not going anywhere as what you have always desired for. Everything seems really dull and dreary. All the energy has oozed out from your body so much so that you feel completely lifeless. What would you do to get out of this mess? Stay the same way? Watch TV? Surf the internet? Talk to someone about your feelings? Listen to music?

What if in such a situation you see and hear a very catchy song and dance sequence; A sequence so catchy that it makes you want to tap your feet with the beats. This is what Allu Arjun’s dance moves and Anushka’s songs do to you. They have the power to bring energy and freshness rolling back into people’s lives.

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Can positive dreams turn into reality?


Can positive dreams turn into reality?

Can positive dreams turn into reality?

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We all dream for success and happiness in every walk of life. Moreover, everyone also dreams of being famous and rich. But then, is it only dreams that lead us to success? Does success easily come to those who dream? How important is it to dream? Let’s check it out.

Dreams are thoughts, ambitions, aspirations, images and sensations which occur in our mind during sleep as well as times when we are awake. There are different types of dreams.

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100 word fiction: Love in the kitchen..


Love in the kitchen..

Love in the kitchen..

PHOTO PROMPT -© Raina Ng

They always loved cooking different cuisines together. While Ronnie ensured that the chopping was properly done, Amanda concentrated on the cooking.

“Hey, can you hold this vessel for a while?”

“But I want to hold you.” Ronnie looked at Amanda with a naughty grin.

For them, spending time in the kitchen was an extension of expressing their love for each other.

Amanda loved decorating the kitchen with teak wood cabinets, vases of different sizes and colours and white hanging lamps. For her, a fresh and welcoming kitchen always gave the impression of a fresh and welcoming home with delightful people.

Written for the photo prompt and you can read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – June – My post no 5 for this month.

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