When someone let the CAT out of the bag By Neel Anil Panicker Examinations are a load or a breeze. That’s depending on which side of the academic scale you tilt. For a serious student of life such as yours truly, it means a welcome release after months of burning the proverbial midnight oil, lying … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/examinatiions/CAT/08/12/2016


  By Neel Anil Panicker Today is Thanksgiving Day. Hey wake up man, this is India and not America, I am sure would be your response to this. I mean agreed, today being the fourth Thursday of November it rightly qualifies as Thanksgiving Day but not here only in the US of A. But so … Continue reading neelwrites/thanksgiving/24/11/2016


The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Nov. 19/16 Stream of Consciousness – Yes This week Linda has given us ‘yes’ to use in our Stream of Consciousness posts. We get an extra point for starting and finishing the post by using these letters too Why all of us must support Mr Modi, PM of India By … Continue reading neelwrites/#SOCS-yes/20/11/2016

neelwritesblog/#SoCS-Novel Ideas/07/11/2016

#SoCS – Novel Ideas INNOVATIVELY YOURS By Neel Anil Panicker HAPPY New Year! Now, now… what must you be thinking__“But Neel, the new year’s still more than a month away?” Well, that’s absolutely true, but then… blame it on Linda. Dear Linda has come up with this very interesting ‘Stream of Consciousness’ thought word today and … Continue reading neelwritesblog/#SoCS-Novel Ideas/07/11/2016

neelwritesblog/#SoCS Oct. 22/16 – ‘ho’/22/10/2016

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “ho.” Find a word with the two letters–“ho”–in that order, and use it in your post. Enjoy! The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Oct. 22/16 By Neel Anil Panicker Some of us have turned life into this big show I mean does it really matter, and … Continue reading neelwritesblog/#SoCS Oct. 22/16 – ‘ho’/22/10/2016


What is the most hated word in the English language? Well, for me the answer to that would be ‘a shifting goal post’, if one were to steal a word from the world of football. Back when I was a kid, way upto to my late teens, it was undoubtedly examinations. Exams for short. For … Continue reading neelwrites.middle.english/09/10/2016


The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Oct. 1/16 AWKWARD By Neel Anil Panicker Raghav eyed her from the corner of his eyes. ‘Gosh! How had she changed, and how much’, he wondered. He was vaguely aware of it but wasn’t able to confirm the veracity of it all. I mean, what can you say about … Continue reading neelwritesblog/flashfiction/socs/o3/awkward/02/10/2016

MAN IS BUT A POINT OF VIEW By Neel Anil Panicker The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 10/16 Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “view.” Use it any way you’d like. Enjoy! What is the view from the other side? It is a question I sometimes end up asking myself? Not … Continue reading

MY CURRENT LIFE OBSERVATIONS Neel Anil Panicker MAKING              stories COOKING            pav bhaji masala DRINKING          lemon tea and mausambi juice READING            lots of stories on my reader WANTING           to escape to … Continue reading

Stream of Consciousness Saturday- “apparent/a parent.”

  ODE TO ALL PARENTS By Neel Anil Panicker You can rent everything but not a parent That’s so very apparent. As to which parent is better Oh, isn’t that a nonsensical question? It is much like asking Do you like the Earth or the Sky? A Hobson’s choice indeed! This is not a do … Continue reading Stream of Consciousness Saturday- “apparent/a parent.”