Tag Archives: Short Takes

March 24

“It is Company Policies, Sir!”

“It is Company Policies, Sir!”   The taxi screeched to a stop right in the middle of the road, and in front of the mosque. The burly taxi driver jumped out and chased the boy into the mosque. “What do you think” the driver screamed, catching the boy by the cuff of his shirt’s neck, […]

March 24

Yes, Dear!

Yes – Dear! The other day I met this old friend of mine shopping in a Children’s Shop for a baby hammock-cum-pram.  He looked very agitated, trying to argue desperately with the lady sales assistant to ‘reduce the price’.  He kept looking at his wallet whilst talking to this lady.   Finally, the exasperated sales lady […]

March 23

The Crying Baby on Board (The Plane)!

The Crying Baby on Board (The Plane)! I was seating comfortably on my window seat looking outside when I felt this light tap on my shoulder! These kind of things always make me frightened with all these stories of hijacking, terror and mixed up identities. I do not know why – but travelling makes me […]

March 21

The Sad Lonely Boy!

The Sad Lonely Boy!  I had closed the door of my rented car and as I had entered the building, the boy was sitting on the steps on the side away from the entrance. He looked up at me and smiling said – I see the whole building has now been taken? It is good […]

March 20

Cat In The House!

CAT IN THE HOUSE! She was crying incessantly and uncontrollably. ‘No, Mama, No, Daddy No, – he (it) is my cat, no please – no – please no.’ The Dad was steadfast – urging the guests to move out with the cat.  It is a Himalayan cat, large and puffy one, too.  The head guest […]

March 09

Touching People In Life!

*** Touching People In Life! I was watching this Management Programme in CNN, showing one very successful CEO Carlos Ghosn – the CEO of Renault cars and who had moved on to be the CEO of Nissan also in Japan (running two companies together – the other in France) – and how he was able […]

March 07

Respecting Others in Life!

B.13 – Treating Others With Respect and Feelings! Or *** Respecting Others in Life!    Respect Image! I was interestingly and intently watching my 16 years old daughter M  querying our same Filipino housemaid for the last 15 years as to why she had left home back in Philippines to come and work here in […]

March 05

The Garbage Truck! Life’s Teachings!

The Garbage Truck!   Image – The Garbage Truck! The following was sent to me by one very beautiful lady. It makes more sense in the current environment and climate that we are in. I am going to share it with you today. Image – The Garbage Truck! This also comes with my visit to […]

March 04

Tragic Love Story!

Tragic Love Story!  This is a true love story of a boy and girl, both that I personally knew well. Their identities have been hidden, and the *alphabets used do not necessarily represent their true names cum identities. It is a true story. Read and Enjoy – there are life experiences that we can all […]

March 04

Are You Afraid? Be very much afraid!

Are You Afraid? Be Very Much…Afraid!   Be very much afraid! Have you had this great fear and premonition that something very bad is going to happen soon – and sometimes it does?  Sometimes time passes, or you go to bed and nothing has happened – only to find with great dread, palpitations and trepidations […]