Stories about life and travel in Beijing, China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
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!
“I hope my Chinese boyfriend will someday…find a way to accept that his girlfriend’s income will probably always be more stable than his.”
FREE in Beijing! “Leftover Monologues” about love/sex/marriage in China on stage (includes an AMWF story)!
Are you in Beijing? Or will you be there on July 26? Would you love to hear a performance of fabulous monologues about love, sex, marriage and relationships in China? One that includes an AMWF love story? Then you don’t want to miss the “Leftover Monologues”! Here’s the scoop: Join us for an evening of sparkling […]
A Western woman plans to invite her siblings to her wedding ceremony in Beijing. The problem? They refuse to give hongbao (red envelopes with money inside).