A blast from the past!! Me as a novice beekeeper (circa 1962). Everything was homemade including my veil - some black net over one of my Dad's old trilby hats, and the gauntlets - washing-up gloves attached to old shirt sleeves!!

A blast from the past!!  Me as a novice beekeeper (circa 1962). Everything was homemade including my veil - some black net over one of my Dad's old trilby hats, and the gauntlets - washing-up gloves attached to old shirt sleeves!!