In Photos: Celebrating 25 Years Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, East Side Gallery

Today, 9.11.2014, Germany celebrates 25 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall. I wish I could be there to join in the celebrations. Here is my little tribute to the Berlin Wall and it's art and graffiti at the East Side Gallery. Disclaimer: All the images belong to Japleen Pasricha. Kindly do not use [...]

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Au revoir Freedom! Hope to see you back home too..

Dear Freedom, I'm writing this letter to you because it's time to bid farewell now. It has been a wonderful time with you as my company and I think I owe you at least a farewell note. I hope when you read it, you are inspired to accompany me further. Right now, you are leaving [...]

Walking at night- a fantasy?

Before I start with my own story, I would first like to marvel at this very simple yet powerful and effective comic strip. This comic strip is a part of Sinfest, a web comic written and drawn by American comic strip artist Tatsuya Ishida (a pseudonym, I guess). Heโ€™s an invisible web comic artist and [...]

The “Dark is Beautiful Campaign”. Why I think the name is unfit.

I recently stumbled upon this page and blog. Dark is Beautiful is an awareness campaign that seeks to draw attention to the unjust effects of skin colour bias as well as to celebrate the beauty and diversity of all skin tones. Nandita Das, an Indian actress is also involved with this campaign and is doing [...]

What is it like to taste a “foreign” freedom..

"Foreign" Freedom. What is that? Why do I call it "foreign"? I have been living in Germany since the past two months now. This is not my first stay abroad. Before this I have lived in Germany twice in 2009 for almost an year and then for a month in Bangkok in 2011. I tasted [...]