Beatrix Potter  (July 28, 1866 - December 22, 1943)  .  “There is something delicious about writing  the first words of a story.  You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

Beatrix Potter (July 28, 1866 - December 22, 1943) . “There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

Beatrix Potter storefront, Gloucester. The store is built in the image of Beatrix Potter's "The Tailor of Gloucester" book illustration.

Beatrix Potter storefront, Gloucester. The store is built in the image of Beatrix Potter's "The Tailor of Gloucester" book illustration.

Norman Warne and nephew Fred. ~ Beatrix was unofficially engaged to her editor Norman Warne for one month (July,1905) before his unexpected death a month later of lymphatic leukemia.

Norman Warne and nephew Fred. ~ Beatrix was unofficially engaged to her editor Norman Warne for one month (July,1905) before his unexpected death a month later of lymphatic leukemia.

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