Our very own postcard collector Jac Verheul has broken yet another limit. 1400 petanque postcards are now online here at petanque.org!
If you spend 10 seconds on each of our postcards it will take you close to 4 hours to look at them all! Or do one every day, and finish in about 4 years! We have reached 1400 postcards online.
Jac Verheul is the man behind our postcard-collection. He has been collection postcards related to petanque for more years than most of you have been playing petanque.
Every holliday he goes off to France to dive into stores selling old books and postcards, and he has generously shared his entire collection of postcards with the world here at petanque.org.
Not only do we thank Jac Verheul for this magnificent collection, but we also extend our heartily thanks to Mrs. Verheul. What she does when Jac is in inside all the bookstores we have no idea, but without her generosity the collection would we a lot smaller.
For some reason the worl championship in petanque is held in the buzzling metroloplis of Tahiti this year! So pack your swimwear and go there at once!
Finally petanque has found a new home, as a bar game! Althought it might take a few years befor the darts-boards get the boot and petanque moves in everywhere it has started to happen
The Financial times has finally understood that Petanque is the game of the future, with our long time friend Mike Pegg, International umpire. "It may not be the sunny south of France but even on a chilly Devon day, British fans are warming to the charms of pétanque"
This is a product we have mentioned earlier, just because it is sooooo French. A Tour de France petanque-set! This is more French than a baguette!
We stumbled across a petanque-game for the andoid-system. From the produces description:"Petanque in St Tropez is a 3D bowls game, as played on the mediterannean coast." We do not have an android-phone to test it on, perhaps one of you can help us out?
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