But not in the traditional way, this time it is with finesse, and of course Petanque. The latest land that has been added to france is a park in Huddersfield.
We are quite sure that the locals think it is just a petanqe-piste, but as we know, this is how it starts. In a few years they will all be drinking red wine, eat baguettes and play petanque every day. There is no way around this!
The local media there has misunderstood the invasion, so their opinion can be read here: Ooh la la ! You'll be 'bouled' over by new French game pitch in Greenhead Park
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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