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“> Or, happy Bastille day to all petanque players. <
Not a huge turnout, about 40 teams (doublette). Very hot, 35o in the shade. Playing with Claude from Montcaret. Lost our first game so relegated to complimentaire, however won through to final, lost 13-8. Terrain very difficult, hard and dry. … Continue reading
For the past couple of months I have been playing once a week at Gardonne, a village not far from where I live and on the main road between Ste Foy la Grande and Bergerac. My home club at the … Continue reading
Here are a couple of interesting photo’s, they give in indication of how tough it can be. A present from Santa, Christmas 2010 Yes, they are the same boules, had a hard time over the years as you see.
To cut a long story short, I continued to play three or four times a week for the next few years, and am still doing so. My theory about helping with the language has proved successful and while by no … Continue reading
I returned every day that week as Joyce was in Scotland, I am sure they hoped I would go away, however they suffered me and realised they were stuck with me. I gradually understood more and more about the game … Continue reading