Food Photo Friday: Shaved Ice Cream

Food Photo Friday: Shaved Ice Cream

If I haven’t stressed this enough in my last few posts, summer in Taiwan is really, really hot. What do most people want when it’s hot? Ice cream! Shaved ice cream, or “snow ice cream” as they say in Chinese (xuehua bing), is the perfect treat for a hot evening in Taipei. How does shaved […]

Baby Pressure in China

Baby Pressure in China

Young Chinese women are under immense pressure to have a baby the moment they get married.¬†For many, the pressure comes from the grandparents who are only allowed one grandchild under the One Child Policy. Society also plays a role with constant questions and comparisons. I joke that a few of the English teachers at my […]