August 2021 - Paris Panorama
Welcome to the August 2021 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 Tom Reeves, our restaurant of the month with a link to the review, and an angel of the month by Rosemary Flannery.
Haiku of the Month
Photo of the Month
Sacré-Cœur Viewed from the Arc de Triomphe
Photograph by Tom Reeves
Tom Reeves publishes photographs of Paris on his Paris Insights Facebook page.
Our Restaurant of the Month
Our restaurant of the month is selected from the restaurants at which we dined during the prior month. We invite our readers to read our reviews at the following link: https://www.parisinsights.com/restaurants.php (sign in to gain access to the reviews).
Photograph by Entrée to Black Paris
Hearty French fare in a traditional, old-time bistrot located just steps away from the Luxembourg Garden.
Angel of the Month
Photograph by Rosemary Flannery
Author of Angels of Paris - An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris
For this month's angel, Rosemary writes:
On a quiet street in the 16th arrondissement stands a beautiful modern church dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady. This church has a particularly interesting history: a missionary order of priests set up quarters on this site in 1882 and soon to be joined by another order until both are expelled under the 1901 Law of Associations which suppressed nearly all the religious orders and confiscated their property. In 1928 the church was re-opened and was enlarged. Above the entrance, on a gold ground, a plaster panel features Our Lady of the Assumption garbed in a pink gown and blue cape and flanked by four angels. Created in pure Art Deco style, the sweet-faced angels with almond-shaped eyes bear flat, waffle-like wings and float on curly clouds. The artist expresses the story of the Assumption of Mary with her angels in an unexpected but spiritual way.
Eglise Notre-Dame de l’Assomption de Passy
88, rue de l’Assomption
To learn about other angels, follow this link: Angels of Paris – An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris.
Rosemary Flannery is an experienced artist currently creating portrait drawings from photos. Click here to learn more: www.portraitsbyrosemary.com