Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
A story of a European-Chinese couple fighting for their marriage and family, who needs your advice and support.
My Chinese in-laws miss us and can’t wait to have us move back into their home. And strange as it sounds, I can’t wait to move in with them too.
Just before my husband John and I left China for the US, I too was once starstruck with my home country — and the idea of living there with him.
After the honeymoon was over, Austrian R and her Chinese husband “fought all the time”. But they found harmony once again in their cross-cultural marriage.
I’m going home later this year — to China. Sometimes, when I come across a memento of my pre-China life, I can’t believe that now I think of a foreign country as home. I imagine that girl, the one who longed to break free of the suburbs, who dreamed of the world beyond the Cleveland, […]
We can stare at the same setting sun, imagining the exact same number of stars, and express it in a different way — all because of culture/language.
If you know Unsavory Elements – the anthology published earlier this year which includes my essay, “Red Couplets” — chances are you know Tom Carter as well. He edited the anthology and contributed his own essay. But prior to his “unsavory” endeavors, he became known for his book CHINA: Portrait of a People. This collection of […]