Business

“You will have to delete images from your gallery, Jane, the phone is running out of space.” “I may have to buy another disk. Yet, it is cheaper than what art gallery owners charge as commission.” Her comment is sarcastic, but Rob sighs, “Online platforms have robbed us of our income.” The artist and gallery …

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Hope lingers on….

It’s a sight I’ve not forgotten. I’d tried to avert the eyes of kids playing in the park, as I buried my infant son. My wife was distraught, but we had to catch the last train back home. The paediatrician was world-famous, but just said ‘Sorry…’. Years later, I come back to see if I …

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Cyclic fate

The arrival of that car means trouble. The mean owner has arrived, and it makes sense to stay away. He hopes to find work elsewhere, and earn a day’s bread for his family.  In the next street, someone is hiring people for slogan-shouting. They have to participate in a rally, in return for lunch and …

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The Ghost Train

I had the oddest feeling of apprehension as I entered the ghost train. Horror was a subject I had to tackle for the next TV show. Yet, horror was not new to me. The horror of surprises thrown by unexpected human conduct, the horror of being fleeced by the noblest medical profession in times of need and the …

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So long, and no longer…

“There is an end to an end to everything.” The words reverberated through her mind with the same intensity, though a decade had passed by. The days spent outdoors when she was busy doodling, and he was perfecting his photography had taught her so much. Unknowingly, she had started spinning yarns about a life together. …

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