It is said that when people are told they are going to die, they see things differently. That was certainly the case with me. I came out of the hospital and truly saw how beautiful the world was for the first time. How blue the sky, how green the grass. Everything looked more than real. To me, it still does. Hyper-real.
There are over 250 different species of bee in the UK! My husband is a beekeeper and we always have a lot of honeybees buzzing around the garden, hence the honeycomb in this painting.