March 30, 2020

The Origins of Nightmares

I used to wonder why my father suffered so much from nightmares. Then he told me.
March 23, 2020

A Tale of Lost Heirlooms

My father often spoke of three valuable family heirlooms, now lost to us.
March 19, 2020

The Village Doctor

My grandfather was a doctor known as much for his compassion as his skill.
March 15, 2020

The Years of War

It took me a long time to understand how much the years of war my parents lived through shaped their values.
March 4, 2020

The Idle Son

My Grandpa Chang was kind of a loser, yet his legacy has made such a difference to my life
February 24, 2020

Infant Mountain

At the peak of our family's wealth, six-times-great-grandfather Chang Shiho built himself a mountain.
February 18, 2020

The Spendthrift Husband

My great-grandfather drained a fortune to fund his taste for art, antiques, books - and also to honour our ancestors.
February 14, 2020

The Difficult Daughter

My grandmother tried for independence, but the odds were against her. She is the inspiration behind my first novel THREE SOULS.
February 6, 2020

The Wealthy Bride

My great-grandmother's dowry injected a much-needed fortune into the family. Alas, her husband squandered away all that wealth, which was meant to be enough to support the next three generations.
January 29, 2020

The Ancestor Who Saw a Dragon

My six-times-great-grandfather was said to have walked through a Door into the land of immortals.