She wore her yellow sun-bonnet

Daffodils in Guildford

My title is taken from A.A.Milne’s poem ‘Daffodowndilly’, you can read it here. It would seem though his title, like mine, was not original. There’s a suggestion his was adapted from the Nursery Rhyme ‘Daffy-down-dilly’, which you can read here. And guess what the nursery rhyme had probably been inspired by the title of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel ‘Little Daffydowndilly’. We do like to borrow don’t we.

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