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1750 Shades of Home #PaintFinder

You think you know what you want when you enter a place to buy something? You have the image and the design of your desired object fixed in your head. Just go in there, get what you want and leave. Simple, right? Well, that w…

Divide your earnings into three parts

Writing a personal blog for ten years, you tend to expose more than just your thoughts and emotions to the world. Slowly, in subtle ways and occasional nods, you reveal the life you live as well. Your work atmosphere, people at …

Today's Blog-Tember challenge asks us to "Get creative! Sketch, paint, dance, play music." Once more, like it did for Karna , when I need my skills the most, they tend to desert me. So instead, I would like to …

5 fictional novels I wish I had written #MondayMusings

Today's Blog-Tember challenge asks us to write on 5 books that impacted our lives. I wanted to do a slight spin on that question and so decided to talk about a different list of 5 books. So many times, we come across a bo…

Do dogs get jealous?

They say a picture speaks a thousand words. Well, here are 4000 words taken in a single camera shot (time burst shift mode) that certainly speaks volumes about how a certain young fella' reacts when he has to share 'his …

My Friend, Are you thinking of committing suicide? #SuicidePrevention

"I don't want to be around her right now. Listening to her sorrow will spoil my mood. Her depression is contagious." "If she wants to come and talk about it, nobody is stopping her. But I am not going to go a…

Driving Snoopy nuts!

Snoopy by nature tends to be the most fun loving dog one can imagine. Over the last two years, since the day he entered our house , he has displayed certain unique characteristics that no other dog in our house over three decad…

Prawn shells - What's in a name?

In her Blog-Tember challenge , Bailey Jean asks to write on the origins of the blog name. It is a question that I commonly get asked by both regular and new readers to the blog as well. "Why Godyears?" The common assu…

Kindness and a cup of Sulaimani tea

In 2012's Malayalam movie 'Ustad Hotel', we follow a young disillusioned lad Faisal who goes against his dad's wishes and wants to be a chef in Switzerland. As the father-son relation gets worse, he is forced to…

Recipe - Fish Vindaloo

In my mind, Vindaloo automatically co-relates to Goa. A relatively spicy dish even by South Indian standards, it is a favourite around the coastal region and often made with pork. Over the years, it has undergone a sea of …

Recipe - Tomato Dosa

Back in Mangalore during our student days, there used to be a tiny little outlet called 'Dosa Camp' near Falnir which was famous for its varieties of dosas. For people like us who were used to the usual array of dosas (p…

Recipe -  Masala French toast

Think of the yummy French toast and you picture golden toasted slices of egg-milk-cinnamon soaked bread dusted with powdered sugar or drenched in maple syrup. Of course, the Malayalee (or is it Indian?) within my mom shrieks ag…

Recipe: Spicy Squid Masala

Over 10 years of blogging, Godyears has pretty much gone through every possible genre there is - politics, romance, real life events, humour, anger, movies and books, cars and products and yes, even God. And yet, somehow there…