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Light sees gender of the silkworm pupa

We all know about silk and its smooth and uniquely beautiful apparels but know very little all processes that help transform tiny butterfly’s eggs into silk-based products. 628 more words


A review of Robert Galbraith's 'The Silkworm'

As a fan of crime fiction I was eager to get my hands on a copy of the first Cormoron Strike novel when it was first published back in 2013. 771 more words

Book Review

The Silkworm: Part Six

Yes, I’m still alive, just about. The less said about the new job, the better. But it is at least less painful than this.

Last time on The Baby Silk Moth, Strike was a piece of shit to all and sundry, pulled a knee injury out of his arse only for it to vanish two pages later, and found Owen’s body. 2,675 more words


Touching Silkworms and Touring the Suzhou Silk Factory

My friends and I stopped at the Suzhou Silk Factory to learn more about the process of how China’s famous silk is produced. The experience was quite eye opening for someone who knows very little about the production of clothing. 739 more words


Weekend Reading Review: 22-06-2015

Ah Monday’s! Why do you roll around with such frequency?!

I’m writing this at my desk while eating my lunch, because sadly it is Monday once again. 150 more words


How is silk produced?

The production of silk is a relatively intensive process referred to as sericulture. This process can be broken down into five steps:

  1. Silkworms spin cocoons.
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Raisa S. Khan

The Silkworm: Part Five

I don’t particularly want to get back to this, in all honesty; I’m just not remotely interested in anything about this book. But I’m going to do it anyway, for completion’s sake – I feel I’m better placed to criticise Rowling’s writing if I’ve read everything she’s done. 4,533 more words