it’s ‘a Christmas card probably issued by the Women’s Social and Political Union c. 1908’ [source]
I hadn’t noticed the crackers and the holly in the background until I found out that it’s a Christmas card and I’m a bit surprised that it’s so early because cats became very popular in British Suffragist imagery / materials after the Cat and Mouse Act passed in 1913
Mallory Ortberg has a voice like an old movie actress. (“Male Novelist Jokes” at the Last Bookstore in LA)
I don’t think it’s unreasonable to say that Mallory Ortberg is one of the funniest writers alive, and a wonderful entertainer.
"I can’t help it," Diana said with a grin, her arms wrapped around Joanna’s waist. "I am enamored of you. I love you. I adore you. I want to marry you and have your children."
"Idiot!" Joanna gurgled.
"I want to grow old and grey and crochety with you… Engraved invitations," Diana stammered at Joanna’s hands began to sweep over her, removing the towel, and delving into the heat between her legs as her mouth claimed one of Diana’s breasts. "I… want engraved invitations… in gold…" An aching groan escaped her. "… on cream stationery."
I managed to find a lesbian Regency novel, go me