In China, unlike UK or Poland (as these are the only countries I’m truly familiar with), the newlyweds receive a whole selection of special gifts to mark the occasion that is their wedding. Continue reading
I put the word ‘special’ in inverted commas as anyone, who’s been to Wuhan knows that the city is rather on the opposite side of the spiecialty(?) spectrum, however the infamous city of Wuhan will always hold a special place in my heart. It’s where I got married(I can almost hear your ‘ahhhhs’) and received the famous Red Book (a.k.a. the marriage certificate) complete with a super unnatural photo (weird body posture+idiotically cropped hair+ a striking red background=NOT your typical wedding photo).
Here are a few of my Chinese wedding photos to give you an idea of what it looked like.Enjoy:)
I promised I would put up a post about my wedding and so here it is. I can’t quite believe it’s gone. The preparations seemed to be a never ending chain of research swiftly followed by disapproval, frustration and disappointment with the odd positive moment of relief. Continue reading
You know when I mentioned my Chinese husband? Well, he IS of course my husband, we registered last year. In Chinese culture though you aren’t properly married until you have your wedding ceremony, you know the elaborate party with hundreds of guests. My way leading up to the wedding has not been smooth, to put it mildly. Here is what I found… Continue reading