Honeymoon

Honeymoon
27 x 27 inches
2010

“Hence, also, the honeymoon, so pure, so carnal, the true meaning of whose name cannot be agreed upon. Some believe it refers to an ancient Viking custom in which the bride and groom would eat honeyed cakes and drink mead for the first month of their betrothal…”

Bee Wilson, The Hive: The Story of the Honeybee and Us
Chapter 2, “Sex,” p 65

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