Category Archive: AMWF

Our first anniversary

Yes, I know I said I did not want to talk about weddings anymore, but something came up… Last Saturday it was our first anniversary. “But how can that be”, you might be… Continue reading

Our Chinese wedding

Finally! I got the pictures from the official photographer and I can at last tell you everything about our Chinese wedding, which was on May 13th. Well, as you will see, our wedding… Continue reading

Our Christmas Eve dinner

This has been the first year that I have arranged a Christmas Eve dinner in Suzhou. I never did it before because, to be honest, I’m not a very Christmasy person. It was… Continue reading

Single? Get a foreign wife!

Lately, Chinese media has been publishing a lot of articles about Chinese men married to or dating foreign women. This and this are just a couple of examples that were shared on WeChat… Continue reading

Those small differences

Last year I wrote a post about how C. and I never fight. That is still true, but I have to confess we sometimes have “fake fights”. These fake fights almost always have to… Continue reading

Interracial couples in China

A couple of days ago I saw this video from TMD, who are known for their short humoristic videos about Chinese and foreigners in China (I thought the one about Chinese couples vs… Continue reading

Interview in Eslite magazine

A few weeks ago, my neighbour (she is also my friend) sent me a WeChat message. “Do you want to be interviewed for the Eslite magazine? We are looking for an international family for… Continue reading

“Have you watched Pretty Woman?”

The other night, C. was humming the song “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison. That reminded me of the 90s movie “Pretty Woman”, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. I don’t know about other countries,… Continue reading

My Chinese father-in-law

When we talk about our Chinese in-laws, our dear mother-in-laws are usually the protagonists. I am sure you are all familiar with Momzilla, and with Timo’s crazy MIL. Autumn is maybe the only… Continue reading

We never fight

Recently I witnessed an online discussion in which some women were talking about the problems they had with their boyfriends/husbands. Almost all of them mentioned having arguments and fights with their partners. Others replied… Continue reading