Reena’s Exploration Challenge #157

Welcome back! PROMPT #157 Reena's Exploration Challenge #157 As usual, there is no restriction on length or format of the piece. Write a post on your blog, and copy-paste the link in Comments. In case you are using a pingback, do check back to see if it has worked. Last, but not least, don’t forget …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #154

Reena's Exploration Challenge Welcome back to another week of creativity! PROMPT #154 What you see below is neither an image prompt nor a theme. I prefer to see it as a background on which you have to write something. Do you see layers here, or is it just a two-dimensional image? Is something hiding out …

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Stories in quarantine

Is the “new normal” really new?  The ideas and lifestyles have all existed before, maybe for a minority.  Conservative Indians are screaming from the rooftops, that leaving footwear outside, washing before eating and following certain rules in the kitchen have been a part of our culture for long, but we had given it up for …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #127

Welcome to another week in a VUCA world! We never know what’s going to happen next, and we pine for comfort in a familiar feeling. Why did your mother say you should always wash your hands before a meal? Asians delight in saying certain things been a way of life with them, but globalization led …

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The Last Book

The “Last Book on Planet Earth” was a huge tourist attraction in the museum. Everybody in the crowd could not get a glimpse of it, so images were flashed on huge screens.  Fluttering pages made people sit up and notice. It generated a strange sensation in them. Some even said that a peculiar smell emanated …

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A heritage to be proud of

PROMPT QUESTIONNAIRE  by Wendell Berry How much poison are you willing to eat for the success of the free market and global trade? Please name your preferred poisons.For the sake of goodness, how much evil are you willing to do? Fill in the following blanks with the names of your favorite evils and acts of hatred.What …

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #111

Welcome to a week of transition! The weather is changing. A cyclone that was expected to rock our Diwali festivities took a detour and moved elsewhere. A terror regime has ended, hopefully bringing peace to Syria. The Western world celebrates Halloween (parts of other worlds too), compelling a rethink on what certain masks or symbols …

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