Josh Story

Josh story. TaleTown multimedia English short stories & tales of or about Josh

  • the boy's first camping trip"Pa, I am the shortest in my class," complained Josh, "and people tease me for that."

    "Do they?" answered Rosh, "Well, they don't know the secret advantages of being short then."

  • Old Man and the Donkey...Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 02.

    Alibaba stole from thieves. Is stealing from thieves wrong?

    Beliefs are dangerous, yet useful. Why?

  • BarrelRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 13

    What could Marjina do to save Alibaba's household?

    Throw boiling water on hidden bandits? Burn barrels?

  • AntiqueRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 22

    Impostor Khwaja Hasan comes to Alibaba's party but won't eat their salt.

    Like Marjina, Josh wonders why?

  • DSC_0344"Animals also have some special dietary needs," Josh agreed, "You can't feed your goldfish chicken bones."

    "The bone is probably bigger than the fish anyway!" Rosh joked, "And you can't get your dog to eat grass clippings".

  • Bull running, PamplonaThe two sat huddled cozily in his bed watching Encierro, the most famous event of the festival of San Fermín held in the city of Pamplona, Navarre.

    With over a million global visitors annually, it had become probably the most internationally renowned fiesta in Spain.

  • Is It Really That Funny?!“Well, the teacher said she’ll give a chocolate fish to the child who can tell her, who the most famous man was, who ever lived," Josh replied.

    "So, what happened then?" she asked.

  • cloud riderHosh laughed. He knew that frogs were raunchy.

    “The dumb shit didn't think," continued Josh, "about what would happen to him, or to his family if he fell from the Eiffel Tower and died. He tried climbing Mount Improbable."

  • Dreadnought_irgendwie_esoterisch-001Science Fiction: Cold Steel - Crucified

    An elite commando is captured behind enemy lines, tortured & interrogated.

    Can one train against pain or truth serums?

  • CNV-301 Earth OrbitScience Fiction: Cold Steel - Escape

    The elite commando journeys back to Space Sector 47B9 with the Dark Energy vials he has stolen.

    Unaware of the danger…

  • Chamber- The fire withinScience Fiction: Cold Steel - Unsprung.

    Captured elite commando steals Dark Energy vials, activates biological weapons to destroy secret enemy Intergalactic Lab

  • The fondest wishFunny Story: Desires

    Unknown desires emerged from the depths of his mind. Rosh weaved them into a funny poem for Isha.

    Their kids jumped in, singing & banging…

  • Sunset from Kure AtollLittle Josh discusses global water crisis and solutions like funding, cutting water usage, reducing leakages, desalination, nanotechnology & sustainability etc.

  • PortraitI was surprised at my relief. My home was shattered, my neighbours burning, my brother was dead, and my mother was broken.

    Yet I felt relief and had thanked my creator, because my children had been spared. They were safe. For the moment.

  • Avian cloaca.jpg "Avian cloaca" by Jared Yelton, original uploader was Redtailed at en.wikipedia -  Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons."Really?" Josh was discovering a whole new world, "Do birds have no dicks at all?"

    "Some birds have them," answered Rosh, "and they use them too. Males of ostriches, cassowaries, kiwi, geese, and some species of swans and ducks, do not use cloaca for reproduction. They have a phallus."

  • Mr and Mrs"Pa, we could have our own chooks if we didn't eat these eggs," said Josh.

    "Well, actually we can't," said Rosh, "because these eggs we buy from the supermarket are not fertilized. Chooks can hatch only from fertilized eggs."

  • password“It’s like wanting to go to the toilet while somebody else is already in it."

    "You are jumping outside the door yelling, “Hurry up, I need to go – urgently!”

  • rottweiler eyeJesus is watching you. Moses knew that.

    Hosh says that even the trees, animals and birds know that. Did you?

    Funny parenting story with retold joke...

  • Ephesians 5:14"That can't really be true!" exclaimed Josh, "You can't just wake up once you are truly dead."

    "Well, Jesus is said to have risen from the dead," said Rosh, "What makes you think he was the only one to do so?"

    "Jesus did," remarked Josh, "because he could. He was the son of God."

  • Last of her Kind (HDR)If you overvalue your work, the world will likely step in to knock down your price.

    But if you undercharge yourself, it's unlikely that the world will step in to compensate you appropriately.

    You can’t rely on others to value you correctly. It is not in their best interests to do so.