Stories about life and travel in Beijing, China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
After years in China, I’d given up on finding a mainland Chinese guy. There were still cuties, but I knew that the cultural aspect was mafan (trouble).
The cultural differences are too big between me and the local Danes. I’ll have to wait for my prince charming, who’s probably sitting on a Beijing subway.
China Central Television just broadcast the episode of “Crossover” on Foreign Wives in China that features me, and it’s now available for streaming online.
Jess Meider is a Beijing-based singer-songwriter who has been named one of China’s best jazz vocalists. She’s also married to composer and bassist Gao Fang.
Two events I’ve heard about recently have something in common — the idea of people who feel like they own the opposite sex of their race or culture.
In Beijing’s Sanlitun area, a Chinese woman just married to a French man was stabbed to death, and it’s a confirmed hate crime. Should we be worried?
Wang Jia, an avid supporter of the AMWF community with a special project of his own, asked me to pass this on: Wang Jia is married to a German lady and lives in Holland. He is interested in AMWF relationships. And he wants to make a wider impact through a TEDx speech on this topic. Originally […]
The CCTV English-language show “Crossover” (a cross-cultural talk show) invited me to be on an episode about foreign wives in China. Here’s the scoop!
At the end of March, I traveled to Beijing to appear on a panel with Ember Swift and Edna Zhou as part of a book launch of How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit for the Beijing Bookworm Literary Festival. This was my first-ever appearance in a literary festival. (Hello, nerves!) But I decided, what […]
I’ll be in Beijing on Sunday March 29 at 2pm to discuss “How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit” as part of the Bookworm Literary Festival. Hope to see you!