Mrs Daffodil’s Aide-memoire: Mrs Daffodil wishes her readers who celebrate it a very happy, and perhaps less strenuous, Mothering Sunday.
Although the clarity of the cartoon is not of the best, this was one of Ethel Hays’s spritely cartoons, from 1928. She was widely known for her “Flapper Fanny” cartoons and her book illustrations.
Mrs Daffodil invites you to join her on the curiously named “Face-book,” where you will find a feast of fashion hints, fads and fancies, and historical anecdote
You may read about a sentimental succubus, a vengeful seamstress’s ghost, Victorian mourning gone horribly wrong, and, of course, Mrs Daffodil’s efficient tidying up after a distasteful decapitation in A Spot of Bother: Four Macabre Tales.