Category Archives: Attempts at Humour

Ticket To Ride

“I’m sorry ma’am, we’re overbooked, you’re just too late”. “But I have a ticket!”, I said. “Why do you issue tickets if you’re just going to kick me off the plane? I have an AirBNB and everything”. “Sorry ma’am, there’s … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour, fiction, flash fiction, Improvised Fiction, Writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

School For Girls

Everything I read or write these days seems to be Heavy. It’s almost like everyone’s lost the ability to just muse about small things. Everything has to be about ebola or Hamas or ISIS or something. So here’s a lightweight ‘It … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour, Priya's Travails, Seattle, travel | Leave a comment

Vote for the funny fellas at Mindry.In.

I’ve been a longtime fangirl of anything that Mindry.In comes up with. I love the sense of humor that Harish and Arjun from there have, and would love to see more of it out in the world than just as private … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour | Leave a comment

Vrugte en Groente

I like talking to strangers. Especially fleeting encounters. I’m really curious about how others live their lives, to the point of being intrusive on occasion. Over time, of course, that’s gotten tempered down with a grumpy ‘everyone is the same, … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour, travel | 1 Comment

Let them eat cake… no… scratch that.

So you’re starving. Like, really starving. But you’ve kind of made your peace with it. You’ve even stopped thinking about it much. And then someone calls you to say hey, there’s cake, and we’re giving it to you. So you … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour | 2 Comments

Desk Piece

So after a couple of rather forgettable homeworks at my sketch-writing class,  and a couple I have been too lazy to post, I finally wrote something I like. This one’s a desk piece. The sort of stuff you find on … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

My First Sketch – Analyzing Harry Potter with JK Rowling

So as I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve joined a sketch-writing class. Our first homework was to find a pet peeve of ours, develop a character who embodies that irksome quality, and then to write a sketch revolving around … Continue reading

Posted in Attempts at Humour, fiction, Harry Potter, Pottermania, Writing | 5 Comments