🐰🐇 Beatrix Potter was born #otd in 1866. She drew these charming illustrations for her 1909 book ‘The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies’. (via @britishmuseum)

If the English Language had been properly organised, then there would be a word which meant both ‘he’ AND ‘she’, and I could write, ‘If John or Mary comes, heesh will want to play tennis,’ which would save a lot of trouble. – A. A. Milne

Flowering Plum Orchard (after Hiroshige) by Vincent van Gogh, 1887, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (via @JohnConstableRA)

Hirosaki Castle from Eight Scenes of Cherry Blossom by Hiroshi Yoshida , Woodblock Print (via @JohnConstableRA)