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October 2021 - Paris Panorama

Welcome to the September 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.

Bonne lecture!

 

Haiku of the Month

October 2021 haiku

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

 

Photo of the Month

 Place du Panthéon

Place du Panthéon
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).

L'épidon

L'épidon
Photograph by Entrée to Black Paris

L'épidon prepares innovative French fare from organically-based produce.

 

Angel of the Month

 Angel of Louis XVI

Angel of Louis XVI
Photograph by Rosemary Flannery
Author of Angels of Paris - An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris

 

For this month's angel, Rosemary writes:

Carved in pristine white marble by Joseph Bosio in 1816, an angel offers succor to the doomed Louis XVI. This funereal monument was created for the Chapelle Expiatoire, dedicated to the memory of the execution of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. The king, adorned in all his regalia, is represented in an ecstatic pose, while being comforted and sustained by a graceful angel, who points towards heaven. 

Discretely placed in a small leafy square during the Restoration monarchy which followed the Revolution, the chapel is located near the former cemetery of the Madeleine Church where the remains of the king and the queen were found. 

Chapelle Expiatoire
Square Louis XVI
29, rue Pasquier
75008 Paris

Métro: Saint-Augustin or Madeleine

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

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2021