Friday, September 18, 2020

Liziqi: The Ancient Methods Of Sericulture

I've posted a couple of videos in the past of Liziqi, a food and country-life blogger who lives in rural China. Frequent contributor Bruce just sent me a couple more and, like all her videos, they are so beautiful I can't resist posting this one about the art of making silk:

 

Previously: 
The life of blue calico dresses hand-dyed by Liziqi and
 Riding a Horse to Find Magnolia Blossoms (I think this one is my favourite)

Trailer: My Octopus Teacher

In 2010 nature filmmaker Craig Foster began freediving in the kelp forests off South Africa. This film is a year-long diary of his friendship with an octopus he met there. I'd like to see it.

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Via everlasting blort

Sailing from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in just 10 minutes

This 2013 video gives us a view of the old Dutch waterways in 4K.