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March 2019 - Paris Panorama

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of our newsletter Paris Panorama!

Each month we feature an inspiring haiku poem by Anna Eklund-Cheong.  You will also find a photograph of Paris by Sophia Pagan, our restaurant of the month with a link to the review, and an angel of the month by Rosemary Flannery. 

Bonne lecture!

 

Haiku of the Month

Photograph by Eric Hian-Cheong
Haiku by Anna Eklund-Cheong

 

Photo of the Month

 

Jardin du Palais Royal in the Snow
Photograph by Sophia Pagan

Fine art photographer Sophia Pagan has developed a Paris portrait session in collaboration with Entrée to Black Paris  To learn more, follow this link:  Black Paris Portraits.

 

Our Restaurant of the Month

Les Frangins
Photograph by Entrée to Black Paris

Les Frangins offers innovative home cooking just south of boulevard de Clichy.

Follow this link and sign in to read our review:  http://www.parisinsights.com/restaurants.php.

 

Angel of the Month

 

Marie-Antoinette’s Petit Theatre Angel
Photograph by Rosemary Flannery
Author of Angels of Paris - An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris

Tucked discreetly in the foliage surrounding the Petit Trianon of Versailles a small undistinguished building with a plain facade is enlivened by the presence of a charming little girl stone angel on the pediment. She turns her curly-haired head, with a coquettish look, clutching a garland of laurel leaves with a pretty lyre - symbol of Apollo, god of the arts - by her side.The queen loved the theater, and in 1780 commissioned architect Richard Miqué  to create her personal "little theatre" where spectacles were performed in which she herself sometimes participated. 

The Petit Theatre of Marie-Antoinette near the Petit Trianon at the Chateau de Versailles

To learn about other angels of Paris, follow this link: Angels of Paris – An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris.

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2019