Gabrielle Jaffe is a PTC award-winning writer and editor who is currently based in London. She covers culture, food, travel and nature.

Posts tagged "Love in China"
Marriage in China: Guilt tripped

Marriage in China: Guilt tripped

A controversial advertisement featuring a young woman guilted into marriage by her dying grandmother has been forced off air in China. Broadcast across several television stations and online platforms in the run up to Valentine’s Day, the commercial shows an elderly woman incessantly asking her
In the market for love, Chinese style

In the market for love, Chinese style

It’s that time of year again. Cartoon hearts take over the advertising billboards, friends send each other cards and in the subway women dressed as angels hand out flyers for a “love supermarket”, in which hundreds of photos of potential partners line the walls. Yes,