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November 2015 - Paris Panorama

Welcome to the November 2015 edition of our newsletter Paris Panorama!

Each month we feature an inspiring haiku poem by Anna Eklund-Cheong.  You will also find a watercolor by French artist Jean-Charles Decoudun, a photograph with a link to a review of our restaurant of the month (sign in to read the review), and an angel of the month by Rosemary Flannery.

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Haiku of the Month


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


 Watercolor of the Month


Montmartre - Le Moulin Rouge
Watercolor by Jean-Charles Decoudun

The world-famous cabaret, founded in 1889, was also renowned for its cancan dancing.  It was immortalized in the famous posters by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.  Mistinguett also rose to fame here with Maurice Chevalier.


Our Restaurant of the Month

Photograph by Discover Paris!

Mavrommátis – La Cave à Vin, a small shop that specializes in wines from Greece, recently began serving a lunchtime menu.  Follow this link and sign in to read our review:


 Angel of the Month

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

At the entrance to the lovely Parc Montsouris, a majestic bronze angel seems to stand guard atop a Corinthian column.  Sculptor Jules-Felix Coutan’s 1887 Armed Peace Angel spreads its colossal wings protectively, posing with an elegant swagger as a banner twirls about her. In the early morning November light, we can still see the moon hovering in the sky.

Parc Montsouris, Entrance rue Nansouty and avenue Reille, 14th arrondissement, (Metro: Alésia, RER: Cité Universitaire)

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

Paris Panorama Newsletters for 2015