Life Skills

TaleTown.Org multimedia English short stories & tales on skills, life skills, learning skills & skills management

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 08

    Old man [ 22 ] - Elder 3Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 08

    With mutual distrust growing, thieves widen their search and discover Mustafa.

    He tells a noteworthy tale...

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 09

    Reflected gloryRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 09

    The blindfolded Mustafa leads the thief to Alibaba's house.

    The home is marked, but Marjina foils the ID.

  • Aloo Jira - Cumin Spiced Potatoes

    potatoes with cuminIsha teaches how to cook Aloo Jira, cumin spiced fried potatoes.

    Eaten as delicious nibbles or mains with yoghurt.

    Quick, simple & healthy Indian cooking recipe

  • Animals That Stammer

    Cat playing peek a boo"I don't think I could handle any more stammering animals, pet," Isha smiled down at him, "One's enough in this household."

    "And by the way, animals do stammer!"

  • Be Informed To Spot Opportunities

    SnaresBe informed to spot opportunities in business & life.

    Learning business management becomes easy, when Sunny shows the benefits of being informed using a nun joke...

  • Caring For Car Batteries

    Crusty battery hold-downCaring for car batteries is simple & easy.

    Informative story with basic battery care tips.

    Car care tips on when, where, why, what & how to do car maintenance.

  • Check Your Car Tyre Pressure

    Under PressureHow to check your Car Tyre Pressure? Informative story on basic car maintenance with tips on car and tyre care.

    How much pressure is needed is determined not by the type or size of tire, but by how much load your vehicle is carrying & your driving speed.

  • Check Your Engine Oil

    07_2013_40“How black is too black, Pa?” Hosh asked, “How would I know if it is dirty enough to change?”

    “Oil turns black pretty quickly,” Rosh smiled, “but that doesn’t affect its quality. Rub a little between your thumb and index finger. If it leaves a dirty smudge, it probably needs to be changed.”

  • Chhaach - Traditional Buttermilk

    Lassi Man...Isha teaches Hosh how to make Chhaach - Traditional Buttermilk, using a simple recipe.

    Cooking story with tips on why cream sours, and how Chhaas is different from buttermilk, commercial buttermilk & cultured buttermilk.

  • Chicken Or Fish Marinate

    Indian Spiced Chicken with CarrotsLearn to easily make Chicken or Fish Marinate.

    Isha teaches her son how to simply, quickly and safely marinate chicken or fish, and flavor the dish consistently.

  • Coconut Balls Dessert

    coconut and pistachio balls (raffaello)Isha teaches Hosh Coconut Balls dessert recipe. Cheap & simple, yet all her guests love this dish.

    Cooking story with tips on how to make this quick, easy sweet

     

  • Control Your Tongue

    awesome-akshardham-temple-in-delhi-india-295837Build character and learn to control your tongue, and your words, like Rishi Durvasa’s, will have the power to move mountains and create history.

    Insightful kids story from Hindu mythology showing that words have power. Words can heal, and words can hurt.

  • Coriander And Coconut Chutney

    taletown.org Coconut Coriander chutneyHow to quickly make Coriander And Coconut Chutney?

    Isha teaches Hosh a simple, cheap recipe that looks & tastes restaurant style, but can also be easily modified.

  • Dahi - Organic Curd, Yogurt

    Buffalo Curd and Kithul TreacleIsha teaches Hosh how to make Dahi - Organic Curd.

    Cooking story with quick & easy Dahi recipe, and tips on how temperature affects formation of Yogurt from milk.

  • Dishonesty – The Better Policy

    owMaskedLying works, and is good for us. When we do it well, we get what we want. If we don't get what we want, we know that we need to improve on our lying skills. More lying practice is needed. That's why we lie all the time.

    Tests conducted in 2002 by Feldman, showed that students told three lies on average per ten minutes of conversation.

  • Dream Big New Zealand

    The Webb Ellis Cup completes visit to Dubai as part of Rugby World Cup Trophy TourNew Zealand surged ahead straight after the interval, with Ma’a Nonu gathering a loose ball and setting off on an arcing run.

    “Lae ja Nonu (Take it away, Nonu)”, Rosh yelled at the TV, at the top of his lungs.

    His shout scared the birds who were waiting on the deck outside, to get their morning feed.

  • Drive To The Conditions

    Road BlockInformative story on how to drive to the conditions.

    Conditions of the road, of your car & yourself, and of traffic & hazards around you.

    Good driving habits...

  • Eggs Recipe - Anda Bhurji

    Spicy egg bhurji @ the eggfactory

    Isha teaches Hosh how to cook Anda Bhurji, a spicy Indian scrambled eggs recipe.

    Cooking story with quick & simple tips on how to make eggs-emplary student food

  • Five Little Monkeys

    Snow Monkeys, Macaca (Macaca fuscata) (Japanse makaak) in het Jigokudani Monkey Park, nabij Nagano in Japan ….Hosh dreams of the five little monkeys, constantly jumping off the bed and bumping their heads, when Rosh teaches Hosh counting, by singing an old nursery rhyme...

  • Get Perspective

    71-Get PerspectiveGet Perspective. Know what you want to learn & why you want it!

    Learning becomes fun or boring depending on our perspective.

    Interesting story on how to learn...