Tales Of The World

Multimedia tales of the world. TaleTown English short stories of the world. Enjoy world stories & world tales, international stories from around the world

  • The Wolf And The Lamb

    The Wolf and the Lamb"From next week, you are going to join Karate lessons," he said after Josh had finished speaking.

    "You will at least learn to defend yourself, if you can't learn to keep out of trouble in the first place."

  • Then Helen Keller Spoke

    Hellen Keller in IndiaIn 1955, this 75 year old battler embarked on one of her longest and most grueling journeys.

    A 40,000-mile, five-month-long tour through Asia.

  • This Too Shall Pass

    Ethiopia - Muslim tomb (next door)Insightful story: This Too Shall Pass

    Shakir taught the Sufi fakir that fate cares naught about a person’s righteousness or evil.

    Change is the name of the game.

  • To Be Or Not To Be

    self-portrait: to be or not to be.."People have the choice," Rosh smiled, "but not a right, to commit suicide, and therefore the State does not have to protect it. Suicide is legal only so that the victim is not punished (to protect life)."

    "However, I agree that it is important that suffering should not be prolonged unnecessarily."

  • Tortoise Beats The Hare

    640-01358405 tortoise and hareOur education system has become a race. A race amongst all sorts of participants. Fast and slow, bright and dumb.

    And it’s not always the fast or bright who get to win this race. Like in the old Aesopian fable about a race between a hare and a tortoise.

  • Turkey And The Bull

    One Tom"You've always been the second boy, spotting opportunities where others couldn't see them. Finding silver linings even in manure! Put the same hat on."

    "Your real boss is the one who walks around under your own hat."

  • Understanding Your Partner

    Vigeland - coupleUnderstanding your partner is easy. Just a few simple rules, which a woman should know.

    Rosh tells Isha what men want & how to keep men happy.

    She reciprocates...

  • Unwelcome Guests

    PAKISTAN: "REFUGEES FROM 'OBAMA'S WAR' "Unwelcome guests can become useful citizens, given the chance.

    Yet, International Governments desire normal migrants & detest illegal refugees.

    Story on the refugee debate.

  • What Do We Work For?

    St. Croix Sunset‘What do we work for?’ Rosh reflects, when his son tries to buy an hour of his time.

    For money, or for the ability to spend our time & money with our loved ones...

  • What Is Mine?

    HutWhat is mine? What is yours? Is it borrowed wealth or real capital?

    What is this world, this life? These possessions, these relationships?

    Insightful Sufi story...

  • What Type's Your Salary?

    Sentimental onion"The first type is The Onion Salary."

    "You get it, you open it, and you weep."

  • Who Packs Our Parachutes?

    Jump over Mt. RainierWho packs our parachutes?

    Story about recognizing and being grateful to people who support us in our life’s journey.

    Also, Rosh’s reflections on 2016 milestones

  • Why Aging Kills Us?

    El cafetó i el solet a la cara"Biological aging happens at two levels - one at the level of my whole being which you call Pa, and another at the part level of my individual cells that make up my body."

    "The age of my whole body is different from the age of my individual cells just like the age of your toy car may be different from the age of its individual parts.”

  • Wooden Coffin

    MaskThe sun had vanished. Rosh sat alone in the dark conservatory. Finally, he could bear it no more. A solitary tear rolled down his cheeks.

    As if on cue, the dark clouds opened their hearts and wept with pain all night.

  • Yours Faithfully

    Dancing Through the Light at Green Wood CemeteryYours Faithfully – a funny story with a retold joke about a miser who wanted his wealth buried with him.

    His faithful wife kept her promise, but...