I Think I’m Learning Chinese, I Really Think So…

I think I’m learning Chinese, I think I’m learning Chinese, I really think so… Today we are not only going to learn a Chinese symbol but actually understand it! Better yet its the symbol for Hemp… Although the symbol has Read More …

Jump into the New Year, 1100

  Chinese boys jump rope, Song Dynasty, ca. 1100 AD     Jump into the New Year In ancient China, the only way to celebrate the passing of the old Year was to jump into the new… For this traditional Read More …

Road Through Hemp Fields, 1932

Hemp fields to the right and left of the new motorable road from Hinnen to Thai-lyung-then.  China – before 1932       Three mandarin farmers from the area around Hinnen, China 1902   Share page on:

Dance of the Hemp Dragon

  舞麻龙 “hemp Dragon Dance”, Sichuan Province, China   Dance of the Hemp Dragon Ancient Chinese hemp harvest festival’s created a magical day of celebration.  This celebration would birth a magical creature…  The Hemp Dragon… For the Qiang people living Read More …

Public Pipe, 1900

“Public pipe – The man holding the waterpipe, would sell 3 puffs to all comers, in public places.” Sichuan, China, 1900-1920   Selling puffs on a pipe, Sichuan, China, ca.1900-1920 – “A young man is shown wearing a pouch for Read More …

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