Tag Archives: Val de Grace

Hark the Herald

In casting about for a Christmassy theme for this week’s blog, I thought about angels. Angels have prominent roles in the Christmas story, and I had photographed lots of them in Paris, hadn’t I? Or had I? Well, yes and … Continue reading

Posted in Paris architecture, Paris churches, Paris streets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Hiding in plain sight

When we rented an apartment near the Val-de-Grâce, the lady who owned the flat told us that the church and buildings there were very beautiful, but the only way to see inside was to go for mass on Sunday morning. … Continue reading

Posted in Paris art, Paris churches, Paris gardens, Paris history | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Life in a quiet Paris quartier

We are back in Canada, but still enjoying our memories of Paris. We stayed in a comfortable apartment in an area of the city we had never before explored, not far from the intersection of the Boulevard Port-Royal and the … Continue reading

Posted in Paris gardens, Paris history, Paris quartiers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments