Wednesday, 13 August 2008

day 137

paris plage
while the boys down at paris plages don't take their game as seriously as those at the luxembourg gardens, the game of pétanque here is still worth having a bit of an arguement about now and again...

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Wednesday, 2 July 2008

day 95

basket ball young jewish boys playing in their school yard (the school is in the background) around the corner...

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Saturday, 14 June 2008

day 77

pétanque in the jardin du luxemburg pétanque is a very serious game in france. the rules are simple but there are inevitably fights over the nuances of how they are enforced. the name apparently developed from 'Les Ped Tanco', which, in the southern occitan language means feet together.

pétanque in the jardin du luxemburg while the game is taken very seriously, even more serious is the watching of the game. the luxembourg gardens is the perfect place to enjoy watching the professionals being watched...

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