FFfAW Challenge-Week of October 3, 2017 Hosted by Priceless Joy at Love! Now, what’s that monkey? By Neel Anil Panicker Rasheed looked across at the lone child amongst the protestors. “At her age, she should be in school, learning the alphabets.” ‘Oh, is that what you think. That six year olds have no business hitting … Continue reading neelwrites/love!now,what’sthat?FFfAW/100words/03/10/2017


WHY I HATE ‘A HAPPY NEW YEAR’ By Neel Anil Panicker I hate New Year greetings. I mean I REALLY HATE new year greetings. It has been a slow build up over the years but when I see people still going around wishing all and sundry A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR it gets my goat. … Continue reading neelwrites/happynewyear/istpostof2017/01/01/2017


A FALL FROM THE SKIES By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Asshole, he should have told me this”, Clare swore under her breath. She stepped off the steps and stood against the rocky edges. She looked up to see how far below she had come. Loomed above a staircase to the skies. ‘I should have stayed at … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/googlestreetview/30/12/2016


THE DARK NIGHT RISES By Neel Anil Panicker Life had turned John into a creature of the dark. The night, she held him in her arms. She had served him well all these years. He too had reciprocated, been a faithful lover, never once ditching or shying away from her embrace. They were a couple___ … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/14/12/2016

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Sunday Photo Fiction – October 23rd 2016 VIEW FROM THE TOP By Neel Anil Panicker Raghav loved heights. Always had. Even as a child. Back when still a kid, and when his friends would be busy playing marbles or some other silly games as children are wont to, Rags would slip out in between and wander … Continue reading neelwritesblog/sundayfiction/Sunday Photo Fiction – October 23rd 2016/24/10/2016


Sunday Photo Fiction – October 16th 2016 Love Is In The Air  By Neel Anil Panicker It took just a week after she had waltzed into his life for Raghav to realize what he had been missing all these years. Propped on the bed, with his head tucked into a feather light spring pillow and his … Continue reading neelwritesblog/sundayphotofiction/birdfeeder/shortstory/19/10/2016


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

WOULD I LIKE TO BE IMMORTAL? By Neel Anil Panicker Would I like to be immortal? The question stared at me from the computer screen the other day. My first reaction to that was, ‘what?’ and then seconds later, ‘Oh! there could be no sillier question than this’. But then I quickly recovered and thought … Continue reading

Virtual reality is really real By Neel Anil Panicker Everybody loves a challenge, don’t we? And what better if that challenge comes from the dark unknown. The virtual world, that is. A point which was recently validated by a group of scientists working at the very prestigious New York University Tandon School of Engineering. Fifty … Continue reading