Mark's wife got her tattoo
I got my first tattoo a few months before I came to China. Now, six years and twenty tattoos later, I’ve learned a lot about China’s attitudes towards tattoos. It all started when a heroic Chinese guy got tattooed by his mother (!) so he would always
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Some time ago one of LoveLoveChina readers (Wandering American) wrote me an e-mail with interesting suggestion: picking up and highlighting the most popular threads that have been discussed in the forum.
Indeed, due to its very nature forum topics tend to be quickly forgotten and buried in the archives. That’s why starting with today’s post I
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《吕西斯忒拉忒》在哪里？尚未大无畏的台湾女性 - 第七章
In this series, I’ve discussed both romantic love and parental love. It’s the latter that I’ve been more concerned with, though, as the series epigraph and the opening vignette about my ex-teacher and her mother show. Indeed, these two loves are very different emotions.
Romantic love separates into lust, romantic attraction, and attachment
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Eugene and Crystal
About a year ago I published a post about the wedding photography in China, using the pictures of my married cousins. Today I want to revisit this topic as someone who recently has gone through this experience herself.
In China there are two kinds of wedding photography. First kind are photos taken during
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Chongqing Car Show
When I arrived in Chongqing at the start of June my business partner, a Chinese woman in her early 30s, took me to the local motor show. She insisted I must bring my camera to photograph the models. So off we went in a taxi and met up with her friend, a professional make
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