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I believe in Santa Claus #UnwrapChristmas

It only takes a spark to get the fire going. And soon all those around can warm up in its glowing. That’s how it is with God’s love, Once you have experienced it You want to sing You feel like spring You want to…

Star Wars 2.5 - Dhai Another Day #AwakenYourForce

Author's note: This post was a runner-up in the HP Star Wars contest. Your wait is over. It is finally here. Generations have passed by as you yearned for the arrival of the true masterpiece. To make up for the days, yo…

Is being good a bad thing in today's world? #WYHO #1000speak

A young boy goes to feed a stray pup & gets bitten by the pup's overprotective mother. A young doctor works fervently to save a patient rushed in to the casualty, performing chest compressions & mouth-to-mouth res…

Tata Tiago - Indiblogger Meet: #MadeOfGreat Moments & #Fantastico Memories

Author's note:  In view of the recent Zika epidemic, Tata Motors decided to change the name of their car (Zica) prior after we had the opportunity to test drive it.  After a nationwide contest, the new name of the vehicle …

Tata Tiago Review: Luxury now comes in Small Packages as well #Fantastico

Author's note:  In view of the recent Zika epidemic, Tata Motors decided to change the name of their car (Zica) after we had the opportunity to test drive it.  After a nationwide contest, the new name of the vehicle is now…

Bringing the children back to school #SupportMySchool

It is 2015 and we as a nation are on the cusp of far greater things than we have ever witnessed before. In every field, the world eagerly turns to us today, weighing and valuing our opinion. We matter to the world. So how is i…

Recipe: Chilled Semiya Payasam / Vermicelli Kheer

When it comes to an Onam Sadya (the traditional Keralite banquet served during the festival of Onam and consisting of roughly 24 - 28 dishes served on a banana leaf), even though you have had your tummy's fill from yoghurts…

Year 11 - With a Little Help From My Friends

I feel old. No, seriously. Godyears turns 11 on the 30th of November, 2015. And believe me, it is an insane feeling to realize I have been writing on this blog for over 3650 days.  The overall blog stats continue to shock …

Baby SkinCare 101 - 5 Key Factors to Focus On #SoftestForBabySkin

Parenthood is a tricky phase. Along with a precious new life inside the house, you now have two young parents who are about to find themselves overwhelmed in a world of love, memories and yes, even fatigue as the first year go…

The Inconsequential One Man

"One man alone cannot make a difference. " his friends warned him. He smiled, determined to prove them wrong. This one man was an NRI - a non-resident Indian - who found himself disillusioned with the ruling governme…

Review: Jessica Jones -  Why you need to be watching Marvel's darkest show yet

Do all heroes win in their battles against villains?  What happens when you are defeated and then destroyed by your nemesis?  How do you carry on? And what happens when the demons of your past return to terrorize you? I a…

10 awesome things you never imagined your phone could be a decade ago #Technocrats

It is hard to imagine that there was an era not so long ago when mobile phones did not exist. This ubiquitous device has become an essential part and parcel of our lives today. Considering that the first Android OS was only lau…

Look at Me

"Look at me." He ignores my command, sitting still by the sill, from where he used to watch her every evening as she cooked. He feared her presence as much as I had, not without reason. To the public, she was an an…

The Interview: Why Doctors in India need to stand United

If you know me personally, you know that I tend to be quite laid-back by nature. There are a few things however that do get me riled up (fanaticism & blind beliefs among others) and one of them remains the increase in violen…

Recipe: Ennai kathrikkai / Masala Stuffed Brinjal

Do you want to see something cool? Read the names below out loud. Al badinjan. Badinjan. Vatingana. Baingan.  Melitzan. Melongene. Melanjan. Melanzana.  Bazhlakhan. Berenjana. Albergina. Aubergine.  Note the similari…

The Dummies Guide for Identifying Religious Sinners

I want to thank all the defenders of religion.  Not just mine but every religion. Your religion - headed by God/ the son of God/ the prophets of God/ 330 crore Gods - would have collapsed entirely if it had not been for you…

The Reunion feast

Volunteering to host a reunion of the old gang of post graduate doctors from the department where I studied, I can't help but remember the past. More than half a decade has passed since we left the hospital where we studi…

The "Letters of Love" initiative #1000Speak

Image source:  Letters of Love For those of you who do follow Humans of New York (HoNY) - you know that Brandon Stanton recently visited the most gut-wrenching aftermaths of the madness that has engulfed Syria - the displa…

The Simpson Story #RaiseYourVoice #BAD15

Imagine a country which is finally opening up to new technologies and discoveries. A land where the laws and even the leaders of the country govern the people and provide judgment based on the rules set down by their religious …