English, German and maybe an exotic hint of Chinese

By Lawrence Money
February 4 2014 - 3:00am
Sophie Couchman in front of a photo of Alma Quon and her Joy Belles in Melbourne's Chinese Museum. Photo: Ken Irwin

With her English-German genes, it is not surprising Sophie Couchman does not look at all Chinese. But she likes to bamboozle people by saying she could be.