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The Sharp Cut Case (concluding part)

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel - This is the second and concluding part of a mystery thriller amazingly written by Rakesh. Please click here for the first part. ************ The insistent ringing of phone brought back Deshpande from the dreamland. He looked at the watch and cursed. People don’t even let a soul rest on a weekend! Even God rested on Sabbath after creating the world! He picked up the phone, muttering obscenities. Before he could say hello, an irritated voice came over. “Where the hell are you, Deshpande! I have been waiting for you since morning! Just come over to the police station. I’ve a surprise […]

Adbhutam (अद्भुतं) Amazement – 5 sentence ficiton

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel - An Adbhut (Amazing) Gift Vaman Hari Rao looked in amazement at the huge chandelier that hung sparkling diamond like reflection all over the reception, the intricately designed red carpet felt soft as feature under his rough cracked feet. Amazement touched his every cell by the fresh scent of flowers, he had never seen such exotic decoration of purple orchids and white lilies.  His belief in humanity strengthened when the superstar kept his promise to this poor farmer of an all paid trip to Mumbai  in a five star resort in return of a 10 minute shot in his home at Kasara gaon. […]

Śāntam {peace} – Navras 9

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel -   She closed her beautiful green eyes, glimpses of her father take her to the market appeared, her mom feed her home made ice cream emerged, her teenage friends walking across the garden in Sinjar collecting flowers made her smile. Another deep breath as she pulled the trigger, peace prevailed and ended her three month ordeal. The three months of horror from her abduction by the evil heads to her being sold in the market place, the old man checking her teeth, stomach and eyes, her being snatched, shared and eaten like a piece of meat by a pack of […]

The Sharp Cut Case (Mystery Fiction)

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel - “I found Reema…I mean her body this morning when I opened the salon.” Sheetal spoke with a trembling voice. “Did she come to the salon before you?” Bansal interrogated. “No, she had a color and highlight appointment at 11.30 so she wanted to simulate the look on the software here before she could try it on her client. I had a spare key home thus gave her the key to stay back and lock it herself. Little did I know of her suicide plan and bringing my hard work and this salon to dust I wouldn’t have given her the […]

Introducing my Love

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel - If someone were to describe my site, it would not be wrong to call me a fictional writer or poet. When I returned from the hustle-bustle of India to the silence (even the lambs would run away from) of Switzerland, I needed to talk. Back in India there wouldn’t be a moment I was alone, by myself and the cacophony grew on me like the creepers in spring (ah the thought of spring looks like a dream in winter). I introduce this section to talk, heard it right to talk of my observations, happenings in my grand life and be […]

Now That is Funny (Nonfiction)

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel -   A week after I was here and kind of settled to the temperature dip of 33 degrees from Mumbai to Basel, I decided to get a nice change of hairstyle to pep me up, what I call as being “Chamko”. After a super session and a happy me stepped out more confident and good looking than before, I hopped in the tram. Just a few stops later is the Novartis HQ. A group of 4 men and a woman, an American, let us call him John Doe, an American Desi {that’s what I call people of our origin who […]

Top 7 things to do in Malaga Andalusia

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel - Last Christmas I packed my bags to go the warmest region in Europe in Winter – The Andalusia. Andalusia is a south-western European region established as an autonomous community of the Kingdom of Spain. Málaga is a municipality, capital of the Province of Málaga, in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain. With a population of around 600,000 it is the second most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth largest in Spain. The southernmost large city in Europe, it lies on the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun) of the Mediterranean, about 100 km (62.14 mi) east of the […]

World wrapped in my hand – Travel poem

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel - I took my time to come up with my first post of 2016. I wanted to write about something that gets me real passionate – travel of course and thus I penned a poem of all the beautiful places I traveled in 2015. 2016… I come with wheels under my feet! Wishing all my friends a very happy 2016 Image copyright – Shweta Dave Image source: sunshineaandzephyr      

The Tinyland Drama – A funny poem

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel -   I am quite overage to see cartoons but as they say there is so age to enjoy cartoon Every time I see a town in a cartoon series I feel like hopping in the television and living there especially Noddy loved that town I clicked this picture outside a store in Malaga and was so fascinated that I had to write a dreamy poem on it Try to find and match the poem with the picture

Praised for “Recalibrating” its Approach to Homelessness, Alb. Mulls Criminalizing Panhandling and Starting Additional Emergency Family Shelter

Posted By Jeremy on Misc Blogs - Praised for “Recalibrating” its Approach to Homelessness, Alb. Mulls Criminalizing Panhandling and Starting Additional Emergency Family Shelter.

Hatching Bluebird Cakery

Posted By GuestCrew on Food - I have been baking and decorating since I was16 years old. I never thought my passion could become my career, but last year I decided to leave the corporate world to open a bakery. I am now putting my Management Degree to work in a much "sweeter" way. I decided to pursue my passion -- cupcakes!