wpe1.jpg (1218 bytes) Reece with his Judo friends in Coutances France.

28th September 2007. We set off from Jersey harbour to Granville. Then by coach we went to Coutances.

Google map from Google Earth

Before we set off Mum packed a few things that I had forgoten.

Reece's missing pants

At the harbour I met up with my Judo friends.

At the Albert Quay At the Albert Quay

Tony in the white top Checking in

William's Dad thinks he might of fogoten something. Hang on two seconds, he knows where it is.

Reece with his boat ticket.

In the dormitories on Campus.

Where's my bed Dad? This bed will do.

Reece playing 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Campus garden

See no evil, hear no evil, speek no evil.

Judo monkeys.

And back outside. How can we do lots of evil. . .

Lads having fun.

At the Dojo for a training session the next day.

Reece and a friend at the Dojo. Reece and a friend.

Group line up. Line up

Line up. Tony in Blue.

Tony takes the class. Doing the warm ups.

Warm ups. Warm ups.

Warm ups.

Everybody.

Practice Practice

Practice Mums and Dads.

Reece training.

Reece training.

James training

James training Reece

In front of the Notre-Dame Cathedral at Coutances.

Coutances Reece

A hotel in front of the cathedral.

Hotel Reece

A tap at the bottom of the hotel. A hotel.

Reece at the tap. A cafe in front of the cathedral.

A cafe in front of the cathedral. Reece and Dad.

At the cafe. In the park.

In the park. Brotherly love.

In the park. In the park.

The park. The view down the road at the side of the catherdral.

Standing in front of the catherdral doors looking at the cafe. Inside the catherdral.

Graham and my Dad. Graham and my Dad.

Just William. Tony.

Everyone is okay. This driver is a real dog.

Back at the Dojo for the 16:00 competition.

Reece

Warming up. Reece warming up.

Reece warming up. Checking for regulation deodorant.

Warming up. Reece at the end of the line.

The Jersey line up.

The Jersey line up.

1st Fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

The next fight was Reece. Unfortunately his opponent accidentally headbutted Reece in the ear so the match was stopped.

The French lad won the match. Reece sat and watch for a while, but later asked for a rematch.

Next fight.

Next fight

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight

A Fench win

Reece's rematch.

A french win

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

Next fight.

The Jersey line up.

Reece receiving his medal from the club president.

Reece and his medal

Reece Reece

Both the French and the Jersey teams

The Jersey team The Jersey team

The Jersey team

The sports hall at the back of the Dojo.

Sports hall Reece

Outside at the back of the sports hall.

The cathedral Reece

Reece Dad

A wobbly Helen Reece and Graham

Reece

The next day.

Obe One Kenobi ? Obe One James.

Time for a quick game of football

Back at Granville.

Reece

Granville harbour

Our boat home

Our boat back home

On the boat