Queen Bee

21.10.2016

My passion for Bees lead to the Queen Bee print, which along with the namesake Banana Boxers is without a doubt our most popular. We’ve ordered it back in again this year after selling out many times and it’s great to have such a huge demand for a print I love so much.

I can’t really tell you where the love story between myself and the bee began, however it’s real; they are incredible creatures, so powerful and yet so endangered. As Albert Einstein said, ‘If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live’. A couple of interesting facts about the bee;

  • They work harder than you – during colder seasons, worker bees can live for 9 months, but in the summer they rarely last longer than six weeks – they literally work themselves to death.
  • Their brains defy time – when ageing bees do jobs usually reserved for younger members, their brain stops ageing.

So many more things but I hope this sums up some of the love and why these beautiful boxers came around.

“Worker Bees can leave. Even Drones can fly away. The Queens are their slave