Unhappy #Friday Fictioneer

Changing with time, Mangu Ram?” remarked a customer, looking at the painted walls, plastic chairs, covered table and artificial flowers, “business appears to be booming!

Mangu Ram’s sweet and snacks” is part of small town’s history. A meeting point and an eatery that sold sweets, fried snacks and tea. Most ate standing up, many took their purchase home. Shop was lucky for Mangu Ram. His children were educated and daughter got married. 

These youngsters think money grows on tree!” commented an unhappy Mangu Ram from behind his cash box, “no improvement in business, but my helpers no longer sleep on the floor.

Word Count: 102

This is an effort to write aflash fiction effort with the Friday fictioneers, 22nd, Feb, 2019, using picture prompt provided by host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Other stories can be found here

Photo Prompt : Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

30 thoughts on “Unhappy #Friday Fictioneer

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    1. Difficult to change after you have put a whole life into something. May be he was stingy and old fashioned. Thank you for reading.


    1. Thank you for reading. It is a conflict between new generation and old. One wants to keep going as it is, other wants to grow.


  1. Having worked in family businesses, I totally relate between the chasm of the parents not wanting to change or let go. However, business is about survival, and change is inevitable if not necessary. I like your character development in the story.


    1. Thank you for reading. Glad you liked it. True there is a difference of opinion. Younger people want to change, older generation wants to continue with established system.


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