Post-wedding reflection

It’s been over 2 months since our big fat Chinese wedding, and it’s taken until now for the photos to come back to us. In this post I thought I could share a few photos, and in between reflect on how the wedding went. In the weeks following the wedding, my husband and his parents talked […]

We’re getting married (again)!

After surprising my British family and friends last year by ‘suddenly’ getting married and after explaining to them all that in China a wedding involves at least two parts, we have finally set a date to hold our wedding banquet 婚礼 this autumn in Dalian. When Chinese couples register their marriage 登记 they don’t usually […]

The little red book

I’ve always really liked Chinese certificates because they come in tiny passport-like books (as a child, passports are just cool!) This includes university student cards, vaccination records, health records and travel documents. I’ve even had a couple of them in my time. But none as special as this one: Chinese marriage certificates are great. Tiny […]