Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
One of my favorite days of the year is the day I gave birth. Afterwards, little by little we descended into Dante’s nine circles of hell.
You told your friend about how dissatisfied you were with your boyfriend. You said his salary of “only” 8,000 RMB a month wasn’t good enough.
There’s a human side to a US lawsuit. It’s inevitable that a huge US Federal Court case will ultimately affect you in countless ways, changing your life.
I came to China at the age of 26 and already knew about more divorces than I could count. I wasn’t impressed with the dating and marriage culture in the UK.
The marriage between Fong See and Letticie “Ticie” Pruett is one of the most important relationships in Lisa See’s memoir “On Gold Mountain”.
Even though Faina Chiang eschewed the public spotlight, she’ll always be remembered for her hard work, modesty and devotion to her family.
A suave China warlord (who eventually makes history) romances the daughter of Italy’s infamous fascist dictator during the 1930s.
Our lawyer Ron Coulter reminded me of the value that comes from writing about what it’s like to live with (and sleep with) the so-called “enemy” country.
I think I ‘knew’ that discrimination does take place, but now I KNOW. As for the Chinese family, I wonder if the husband’s mind will ever be opened.
For clarinetist Joke Tummers, China adventures mean making beautiful music with others (including her husband Haiwen, who manages a music academy with her).