A few days ago, we sent out a request for you all to send pictures taken at the party on July 1st. The below photos are courtesy of photojournalist and freelance writer Marilyn Smith. We will continue updating the page with more of Marilyn’s photos throughout the weekend, so check in later to see more!

Il y a quelques jours, nous vous avons demandé de nous envoyer vos photos de la f’ête du 1 juin. Veuillez voir une partie des photos envoyés par Marilyn Smith,  photojournaliste et écrivaine. Nous continuerons d’ajouter d’autres de ses photos dans les jours qui suivent, donc revenez voir le site pour voir d’autres photos !

Larger photos with better resolution are available upon request. Contact abbeybookshop@wanadoo.fr with the number of the photo you would like.

Marilyn Smith has kindly given permission for these photos to be copied and redistributed.

ATTENTION: Les photos en haute definition sont aussi disponisbles  sur demande. Veuillez contactez abbeybookshop@wanadoo.fr. Merci de préciser la numéro de la photo que vous désirez.

Marilyn Smith a donné sa permission de copier et redistribuer ces photos.

1.

We celebrated our anniversary on Canada Day

We celebrated our anniversary on Canada Day / L’anniversaire de la libraire, le 1 juillet, est aussi la fête nationale du Canada.

2.

Philippe Prévost, one of the authors at the party

Philippe Prévost, one of the authors at the party / Philippe Prévost, un des auteurs qui a assisté à la fête.

3.

Dancing at the party.

Dancing at the party / Danser à la fête

4.

Partygoers participated in medieval dancing.

Partygoers participated in medieval dancing / Les invités ont fait de la danse médiévale.

5.

Mexi & Co. brought traditional Mexican dishes to the party.

Mexi & Co. brought traditional Mexican dishes to the party / Mexi & Co. a servi des plats mexicains traditionnels.

6.

The priests of St. Séverin Church hosted the party in their garden.

Thierry, local wine expert. / Thierry, connaisseur de vin médiéval.

7.

Courtesy of Marilyn Smith

Marc, the man in the iron glove. / Marc, l’homme au gant de fer.

8.

Author Laurel Zuckerman attended the party.

Author Laurel Zuckerman attended the party. / L’auteur Laurel Zuckerman a assisté à la fête.

9.

Sophie Tedeschi, an author who attended the party.

Sophie Tedeschi, an author who attended the party. / L’auteur Sophie Tedeschi a aussi assisté à la fête.

10.

A scribe wrote guests' names in calligraphic script.

Sribe Claude Baumgarten wrote guests' names in calligraphic script. / Le scribe Claude Baumgarten a écrit les noms des invités dans un scripte calligraphique.

11.

Courtesy of Marilyn Smith

The hypocras effect? / L’effet hypocras ?

12.

Courtesy of Marilyn Smith

Lori of the alluring smile. / Lori au sourire luisant.

13.

Look at him scribing away!

Look at him scribing away! / Claude au boulot !

14.

Courtesy of Marilyn Smith

Anybody know their names? / Connus par vous ?

15.

L’Ensemble de l’Escarboucle drummed up lovely rhythms.

Max and his drum. / Max et son tambour.

16.

Baumgarten used colored ink to make his sweeping strokes.

Multi-colored keepsakes for the guests from Claude. / Claude créa des souvenirs de toutes les couleurs.

17.

Gargoyles at the top of the St. Séverin Church.

Gargoyles at the top of the St. Séverin Church. / Des gargoyles sur le toit de l’Eglise St. Séverin.

18.

The Ensemble de l’Escarboucle providing us with wonderful dancing music.

Carine and Max of the Ensemble de l’Escarboucle providing us with wonderful dance music. / Carine et Max de l’Ensemble de l’Escarboucle ont joué de la musique de danse médiévale.

19.

Courtesy of Marilyn Smith

Carine as Pan, coaxing us all to the dance. / L’invitation à la danse, de Carine/Pan.

20.

Guests of all sizes came to the party.

Guests of all sizes came to the party! / Il y avait des personnes de toutes tailles à la fête !

3 Responses to “Photos !”


  1. 1 Alexandra July 9, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    They are beautiful! I’m so glad the party went well, I’m sorry to have missed it!

  2. 2 Helen Dawson July 20, 2009 at 9:34 am

    Party looked fab! I hope you all had a great time. Love, Helen x


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