neelwrites/openletter/metoo/india/15/10/2018

OPEN LETTER TO THE NANA PATEKARS AND MJ AKBARS OF THE WORLD By filing a defamation suit against your accusers, you have done yeoman’s service to all women. #MeToo requires men, as shameless and immoral as you, who when faced with a barrage of sexual harassment charges that in sickening detail lay bare the extent of … Continue reading neelwrites/openletter/metoo/india/15/10/2018

neelwrites/#metoocampaign/timetospport/12/10/2018

#METOO__ LET’S SUPPORT_YOU, I, AND WE By Neel Anil Panicker If an alien were to lose his way and skid into Earth today, it would not be wrong for him to conclude that our Earth is full of bad men. Pray, why would he think so? The answer to that is pretty simple. Look around … Continue reading neelwrites/#metoocampaign/timetospport/12/10/2018

neelwrites/fearnotfear/photochallenge/flash/musings/237words/09/10/2018

FEAR NOT FEAR By Neel Anil Panicker She’s been with me for long. She’s my constant companion, so to say. She sleeps by me and then, come morn, she wakes up beside me. At times, on cold wintry mornings, she beats me to it. And then when I wake up, groggy eyed and sidle up … Continue reading neelwrites/fearnotfear/photochallenge/flash/musings/237words/09/10/2018

neelwrites/essay/musings/367words/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/06/10/2018

Thursday photo prompt: Faraway #writephoto GO AHEAD, TAKE THAT LEAP  By Neel Anil Panicker Have you stood at the edge staring out into the abyss, your mind a turnstile, your hands and feet quivering with fear, simply unable to make up your mind, a nauseating sense of utter despair and despondency sweeping all over you? Well, … Continue reading neelwrites/essay/musings/367words/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/06/10/2018

neelwrites/cheap/FOWC/essay/nonfiction/

That’s So Very Cheap By Neel Anil Panicker Cheap is a very cheap word in the way that it is so very cheaply bandied by one and all. Nonplussed? Well, you should be, especially and more so, if you belong to that blessed category of denizens who never ever had to tug at the price … Continue reading neelwrites/cheap/FOWC/essay/nonfiction/

neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

MY CHEMISTRY WITH BIOLOGY By Neel Anil Panicker Teenaged pangs for boys much like birth pangs  for expectant mothers and exam pangs for students are just that__ a well worn out truism that’s as old as the hills. And so it was with me as I stepped into my teens and found myself palpitating, hyperventilating … Continue reading neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

neelwrites/freedom-myfoot/essay/24/09/2018

I AM SORRY, I’M NOT FREE TO ANSWER THAT! By Neel Anil Panicker  Freedom. The Oxford English dictionary defines this seven letter word as the “power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants”. It also goes forth and says freedom is also a countable noun implying that there are various kinds of … Continue reading neelwrites/freedom-myfoot/essay/24/09/2018