Seven Paris Writers Tell Why They Like Paris in December
The December holidays are just around the corner! We asked the members of the Paris Writers' Connection to tell us what they like in particular about this month. Happy holidays and happy reading!
Rosemary Flannery, author of ANGELS OF PARIS
Whimsical creativity and the fine French aesthetic are what makes the capital city so entrancing. Nativity scenes - "les crèches" - in Parisian churches delight both believers and non-believers. At the majestic Madeleine Church, a contemporary artist is commissioned each year to create the manger - this year it’s sculptress Pauline Ohrel. Miniature figurines carved in traditional Andalusian style on display at the Eglise de Bonne Nouvelle in the 2nd are a particular thrill to children. At the St Joseph Artisan Church in the 10th, 300 figurines re-enact the birth of Jesus in a virtual museum. And this year, Notre Dame Cathedral challenged its parishioners to a "stable-making" c…
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