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January 2020 - Paris Panorama

Welcome to the January 2020 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.   Exceptionally, the photograph of Paris this month is by Tom Reeves.

Bonne lecture!

 

Haiku of the Month

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

 

Photo of the Month

 

Eglise Saint Etienne and the Bell Tower of Lycée Henri IV
Photograph by Tom Reeves

Tom Reeves publishes photographs of Paris on his Paris Insights Facebook page.

 

Our Restaurant of the Month

Les Petits Pois
Photograph by Entrée to Black Paris

Les Petits Pois serves delicious French fare across the street from the Jardin des Plantes.

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

 

Angel of the Month

 
The Princeton Chapel Angel
Photograph by Rosemary Flannery
Author of Angels of Paris - An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris

Rosemary Flannery discovered this beautifully-carved French angel at the Princeton University Chapel, in Princeton, New Jersey, where she had the pleasure of attending the Carols & Lessons service during her Christmas visit.  Their 17th century oak lectern, previously used in a church near Avranches in Normandy for more than 200 years, was purchased by a private individual shortly before the confiscation of church property during the French Revolution.  It changed hands several times before John Hibben, Princeton University president in 1924, obtained the lectern for the chapel.  There, on the side façade, a curly-haired angel with a solemn demeanor and wearing feathery wings, clasps its hands in prayer under a wide-sleeved clerical robe.

Princeton University Chapel
Princeton, New Jersey

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

 

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2020