Retold Stories

TaleTown stories based on fables or folklore, and tales from across the world retold by Rajeev Wadhwa

  • SudanRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 25. Alibaba goes to the secret cave when thieves make no more moves.

    What he finds, changes his life forever.

  • Spider web"Abraham bought the lucky ticket at the Mecca Shop. And people have been buying tickets from it ever since. In growing numbers."

    "The same goes for any other holy place. The Vaticans, Varanasis and the like. In fact, bathing in the Ganges now is more likely to give you water borne diseases than to help you attain God."

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Blow Your Mind"Time passed slowly and the expectation that he was finally going to eat made his stomach growl with eager anguish."

    "Geshe Ben was so hungry that he found it difficult to wait. His eyes kept returning to the jar of food within his reach."

  • Check, MateFunny story with retold men jokes, like:

    What do men and beer bottles have in common? What do men and sperm have in common?...

    What's the difference between men and...

  • managementRosh lampoons Company Policy again, when his quarterly pay review delivers no increments.

    Funny business management story with retold jokes on company policies...

  • Call for volunteers at the world’s largest Donkey SanctuaryFunny Story: Complementary Relationships

    Retold joke on why men earn and why women spend money.

    Using comical equations, Satyadev shows that both are donkeys.

  • Halloween chefCooking Rosh style turns out to be an interesting culinary adventure for Rosh and Isha, much more exciting than the quiet candlelight dinner they had planned.

     

  • The Parable of the Cracked PotInsightful story: Cracked Pot

    Nobody is perfect. We're all cracked pots, but can still be useful.

    Everything serves a purpose. A fulfilled life is a perfect life.

  • The Awful Truth, Day 4:  Could Be Working HarderFunny story: Exciting period.

    Rosh is excited by the buying opportunity created by UK Government support of Northern Rock but Isha finds other jokes exciting.

  • Metropolitan Police Dog training centre "Where Others Fear to Tread!"Executive decisions screw the minions regardless of who is at fault.

    A dictator’s minister avoids being mauled by dogs, but Rosh is dubious of the story message...

  • The Secret Rooms of Akbar's Palace at Fatehpur Sikri"Did you hear what Jahanpanaah just said?" he asked the guard.

    The guard nodded.

    "Then go and fetch him at once," the attendant ordered.

  • Sunrise at KanyakumariThis was Cape of Comorin - the Cape Reinga of India – almost at the southernmost tip of the peninsula. We were in a town called Kanyakumari in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu.

    Contrary to the sensational popular belief that Kanyakumari lies at the meeting point of three bodies of water, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean, it is surrounded by only one: the Laccadive Sea.

  • man-on-long-office-chair illustrationShouldn’t I benefit from fruits of my labor?

    Employee engagement is driven by purpose, recognition & monetary incentives.

    Insightful tale on worker demotivation...

  • Error HaikuRosh recounts funny Haiku Error Messages from Salon Challenge, when his laptop freezes.

    Interesting story with Japanese Zen Poetry on computer & windows errors.

  • Joseph Sugarman The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunityGet 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...

  • Ghost"How do you make a ghost go away?" she asked again, staring wide-eyed into the darkness.

    He awakened fully now. He sensed her stiff body, her cold hands under the covers.

  • 2013_11_270020 - business sharksFunny Story: How Business Is Done?

    Isha teaches Rosh the psychology of relationships & how to be smart and tactful in business, but no solutions are perfect.

     

  • COOKIE...ALONG WITH EENIE, MEENIE, MINEE, AND MOE...DOCKED AND ON DRY LAND...CHERISHED BY GOD...SAVED... BORNE ABOVE THE FLOOD...TRANSPORTED...”TEBHAT NOAH”...CARRIED ON THE ARK OF NOAH...PERHAPS THE GOOD SHIP LOLLIPOP BY ANY OTHER NAME...MORE A VEHICLE OProgrammed monkeys show how company policy begins, and is then used to kill initiative & brick wall employee remuneration.

    Insightful corporate management story