Josh Story

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

  • Life of Pi"I have left so much behind", Pi said, "In the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go."

    "But what hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye."

  • 135/365²: Life of Pi"It is easy to criticize cannibalism in retrospect."

    "With filled tummies, and from the safety of a detached moral, social or religious high ground."

    "I am however, not convinced that any rational being would not have taken the route he took."

  • Caught up in a cornerThe missing God meant BIG trouble for him, little Josh thought, given his mischief-making track record.

    Funny story with a retold joke on how kids think...

  • UntitledOnce upon a time in a village, a man appeared who announced to the villagers that he wanted to buy monkeys.

    He offered to pay a silver coin for each monkey.

  • Loading up the public bus.Business Story: Monkeys, Goats And Markets

    Minimize risk, whether you’re buying good, bad or overpriced shares.

    Fable on money management & stock buying skills

  • Steve "Moses "Jobs Delivers TabletJosh tells Isha how Moses saves the Israelites, using engineers to build a bridge at Red Sea & later destroys the bridge.

    Retold funny joke on Biblical story...

  • nurse jackie“Never anger your nurse,” Isha jokes with Rosh, when he fumes at her leaving Isha unattended & bleeding in the night following Josh’s forceps delivery.

  • 2009 NPC Novice Michigan Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure & Bikini Championships"The US National Institute on Drug Abuse says that ultimately you get small balls because your body is so worried about making muscles, it forgets about your nuts."

    "So you get these huge muscles, but a TINY little package. Which will probably make the girls just laugh at you instead of being impressed."

  • DON'T TOUCHThe Chapel Service takes its toll on little Josh's mind, when he attends one at Hosh's Boarding School one weekend.

    Funny story with retold Christian jokes...

  • Gold is Where You Find ItAn estimated 50,000 marchers joined one of the biggest protests in Auckland for decades on the 1st of May 2010 asking the Government to stay away from mining on conservation land.

    The government was forced to back down. It promised that no mining will be allowed on conservation estate.

  • Mine Mine Mine Mine MineMr. Brownlee had said, "We acknowledge mining is an emotive issue."

    "But we hope a rational conversation can now take place about the potential for utilizing more of the country's valuable natural resources for the greater good.”

  • Shafts of light"In a 2008 report, consultant geologist Richard Barker estimated the potential value of just seven of our minerals, including gold, copper, iron and molybdenum at $140 billion. The Southland lignite field was valued at another $100 billion."

    "And that was just onshore resources in 2008. Obviously the stakes and values are a lot higher now.”

  • The Super PitPost mineral harvestation, miners should be encouraged to convert wasteland into land suitable for habitation or cultivation on periodic basis within the consent timeframes rather than at project end as is the norm currently, when enforcement becomes problematical.

  • Alan Kurdi lifeless body.jpgCan we learn something from the Syrian Refugee Crisis?

    Insightful story on how European Union is working together to provide relief for these tragedies.

  • Teardrops (Protection IV)"Rome ruled that land at the time of Jesus," answered Rosh, "so the Jews lived under Roman law. The Jewish crowd wanted the adulterous woman to be stoned to death according to their law at the time."

    "But if they stoned the woman, they would be prosecuted for murder by the Romans. If they didn't stone her to death, they wouldn't be following their own ancient law."

  • MinnowsZhuangzi knew about the happiness of fish, but Huizi’s skepticism only gets him circular answers.

    Funny story of the famous Chinese philosopher’s clever rejoinders...

  • envy“Being perfect is a folly, it belittles others. I am not greedy like him. I give others a chance to shine.”

    “Perhaps he can’t help it. Perhaps there is evil in him too, driving him to perfection, because he wants to show us all up.”

  • Smile at a stranger“Beer – helping people enjoy sex since about 5,000 BC - is also made of grains. All healthy stuff. Drink more, be healthier. Have sex, be even more healthier."

    "Beer also helps a man show his emotions. Spill one and he'll cry.”

  • 'Sniper'Liam O'Flaherty story: The Sniper

    Irish Republicans and Free Staters were waging civil war in the 1920s.

    A sniper hunted from a Dublin rooftop on a dark night

  • From PIGs to HOGs the Scout Sniper way [Image 4 of 7]Reflections on Liam O'Flaherty story, The Sniper.

    War makes enemies out of brothers & neighbors.

    In the darkness within & without, do they know who they shoot at or why?