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/ACATMASTERCLASS/ThreeThingsChallenge/fiction/realisticfiction/CATology/30/08/2018

A CAT MASTERCLASS   (realistic fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker Professor Kumar was not a firm believer in the predictive powers of first impressions. Long years spent whizzing in and out of innumerable classrooms had wizened him up to the harsh reality that appearances could be, and usually are, deceptive. And so it wasn’t a case … Continue reading neelwrites/ACATMASTERCLASS/ThreeThingsChallenge/fiction/realisticfiction/CATology/30/08/2018

neelwrites/crossingoutthecrosses/FFfAW/flash/shortstory/24/07/2018

CROSSING OUT THE CROSSES By Neel Anil Panicker “Ever played noughts and crosses?” Jeevan looked at his father a tad quizzically. ‘Dad, what kind of a question is that?’ The extra twang while enunciating the last word with every syllabic sound stretching to it’s maximum meant Ethan hadn’t taken too kindly to such a silly … Continue reading neelwrites/crossingoutthecrosses/FFfAW/flash/shortstory/24/07/2018

neelwrites/jinnah/editorial/kneelingdown/essay/07/05/2018

JINNAH WAHAAN; JEENA YAHAAN By Neel Anil Panicker Are we going Pakistan’s way? Are we becoming a mirror reflection of what Pakistan has become in recent years? By focusing our eyes, ears and all of our sensory perceptions on our next door neighbour are we in real danger of morphing into the monster that Pakistan … Continue reading neelwrites/jinnah/editorial/kneelingdown/essay/07/05/2018

neelwrites/wakeup/sizsentencestories/fiction/shortstory/15/04/2018

DON’T TELL ME WHAT STREAM I SHOULD CHOOSE By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Wake up Madam and read the writing on the wall?’ Naman’s mother couldn’t believe what she was hearing? Crossing her arms and cocking her head to one side, she retorted at her son’s class teacher, “Are you telling me that since my son … Continue reading neelwrites/wakeup/sizsentencestories/fiction/shortstory/15/04/2018

neelwrites/examinationmania/CBSE/classten/essay/nonfiction/08/03/2018

  EXAMINATION MANIA HITS INDIA  By Neel Anil Panicker  Her’s a quick quiz. Which one month of the year is it when the blood pressure levels of parents with school going kids in India touch the roof? You guessed that correctly. It’s March but of course. March is that one interminably long month when it … Continue reading neelwrites/examinationmania/CBSE/classten/essay/nonfiction/08/03/2018

neelwriites/worldoffallacies/criticalreasoning/hastygenarilization/16/02/2018

HOW TO SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL REASONING SKILLS THE WORLD OF FALLACIES- #01 Hasty Generalization By Neel Anil Panicker Valentine’s Day is one big marketing scam orchestrated by money chasing marketers. Or, I know of a teenaged couple who was harassed last year during Valentine’s. I myself suffered the same. I believe Valentine’s Day should be … Continue reading neelwriites/worldoffallacies/criticalreasoning/hastygenarilization/16/02/2018