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by Corky
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alastair Campbell
Replies: 34
Views: 2562

Re: Alastair Campbell

Rowls wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:43 pm
Look forward to hearing which Conservative figure they'll get in to present for a week following Campbell.

Cummings would be a fun guest.
Cummings may well be a fun guest but he is not a Conservative.
by Corky
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche on the ESL
Replies: 19
Views: 2092

Re: Sean Dyche on the ESL

Swizzlestick wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:07 am
It’s a very Dyche response. Carefully measured. I tend to side with Corky that he doesn’t actually state that he stridently opposes it.
Talking loud but saying nothing. Made me think it was the sort of thing a politician would draft.
by Corky
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche on the ESL
Replies: 19
Views: 2092

Re: Sean Dyche on the ESL

He doesn't actually say that he is against it, does he?
by Corky
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The real twelve
Replies: 24
Views: 1682

Re: The real twelve

IanMcL wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:33 pm
How come Burnley played in pyjama tops?
Apparently we were strapped for cash, even then.
by Corky
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ice cream anyone?
Replies: 22
Views: 1675

Re: Ice cream anyone?

I think you will find there are 12 in the photo not including My Whippy.
by Corky
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The epoch of our Queen
Replies: 20
Views: 1306

Re: The epoch of our Queen

The end of deference.
by Corky
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

longsidetrumpet wrote:
Sun Mar 14, 2021 7:39 pm
Will you take a fiver for it? You must have some more interesting stuff up in your loft
Was Shay a Brierfield lad, ginger, a mate of Waddy’s? If so, what a sound guy
Yes Shay was a Brierfield lad. His bother still lives in the area and Shay and his partner Jackie visit fairly regularly.
by Corky
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Richard Freeman, ex Team Sky cycling team Doctor
Replies: 13
Views: 870

Re: Richard Freeman, ex Team Sky cycling team Doctor

I've seen a number of these professional cyclists and they have the thinnest legs on the planet. It would not surprise me in the least if this revelation and drug taking in cycling in particular was far more widespread than is currently being let on.
by Corky
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

Love Factory was played as a new release in London and then got picked up later by the Northern/Modern crowd.
by Corky
Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Piers Morgan
Replies: 295
Views: 10127

Re: Piers Morgan

All I can say is thank god (not that I believe in one) that I am a republican.
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

Trust me Corky, that lot is once seen never forgotten and they only did a few months before they all returned home. I had a root round a few record stalls last time I was in lockdown just before lockdown. Got Mel Torme on London for a tenner and passed on an early Motown lp at £30, but it was reaso...
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

Did you meet up with the Burnley lads who went to work at the Reform Club from 72 onwards? These included Hopper, Laney, Pete and Jim McDonough, Ants Howarth, Keith Johnson and a few others. I used to see Hopper on his weekends at home and give him a list of my wants and you would not believe what ...
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

That would be David my half cousin. He lives in Yorkshire now. I live in Fleet Hampshire. Don't get up to the NW that much since my mum died. But my son and I do try to see as many Burnley games as we can including travelling to the Turf. As you see although he was born in Guildford, I brought him u...
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

Are you the same person who went to St Theodores in the 60's/early 70's? Always seemed to have your leg in plaster? "Potleg" Yep that was me. I started rock climbing when I was about 12/13 and ended up putting too much stress on my left leg which messed it up for a few years. Had my leg in plaster ...
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

rufus lumley wrote:
Wed Mar 10, 2021 9:50 am
I've got Angel Baby by Stevie Wonder on his Down to Earth album but have heard it was released in Brazil as a 45 anybody got one in their collection ?.
Yes it was released in Brazil on the B side of Sylvia. Not particularly rare you can probably pick one up for £30/40.
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

Yep, always popular are rare soul records. Chuck Cockerham Have I Got A Right just sold for over £5,000. Now that is a record worth having on Mala.
by Corky
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?
Replies: 47
Views: 2378

Re: Burnley FC fan and Northern Soul fan?

Where's Corky. Hope he is OK. Hi Cobble, I'm fine thanks. Just seen this and a fine effort by Mala591. Obviously I haven't got Frank Wilson or stuff like Judy Street or Dean Parrish as they are not to my taste. I'm happy with blue-eyed soul like George Carrow but some is just pop. The Epitome Of So...
by Corky
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets Fan Survey
Replies: 235
Views: 7118

Re: Clarets Fan Survey

I was surprised not to be asked my religious denomination or whether it would be a good idea to incorporate a Mormon church in the gap between the CFS and Longside.
by Corky
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Murder in a small town C5
Replies: 17
Views: 1616

Re: Murder in a small town C5

It would appear that the Scottish legal system leaves a lot to be desired. As has been said above it seems the Police decided he was guilty and everyone else sort of went along with it. Disturbingly, including the jury.
by Corky
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We were miles off
Replies: 22
Views: 1204

Re: ARTICLE: We were miles off

BurnleyFC wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:00 pm
He’s very fond of the word ‘clarity’, is Mr. Dyche.
Yes and frequently used out of context.
by Corky
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jurgen Klopp - At It Again
Replies: 47
Views: 3459

Re: Jurgen Klopp - At It Again

He was disrespectful to the reporter. No need for that.
by Corky
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 15030

Re: Pace interview

Winstonswhite wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:11 am
Is that a good article or a bad article?
It would suggest that perhaps we should have asked Dell Loy Hansen to buy the club!!!
by Corky
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic ambitions under ALK
Replies: 102
Views: 5461

Re: Realistic ambitions under ALK

nyclaret wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:35 am
Why would you increase the capacity to 50,000?
To accommodate the new 25,000 American supporters, silly.
by Corky
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations to Sir Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 133
Views: 2807

Re: Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton

I'm surprised that some people actually seem to be taking this infantile, contrived bit of nonsense seriously.
by Corky
Sun Dec 20, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations to Sir Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 133
Views: 2807

Re: Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton

But Hamilton, as far as I can see, has no discernible personality.
by Corky
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone remember the Chelsea skinheads...
Replies: 69
Views: 4024

Re: Anyone remember the Chelsea skinheads...

And they probably were not wearing Doc Martens but Solovairs from Jays in Lavender Hill.
by Corky
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone remember the Chelsea skinheads...
Replies: 69
Views: 4024

Re: Anyone remember the Chelsea skinheads...

I'd be surprised if Chelsea skins were wearing Ben Shermans. More likely to be Lion Of Troy, Union Shirts from the Ivy Shop in Richmond.
by Corky
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: babs rip
Replies: 22
Views: 1373

Re: babs rip

And if you met her in real life, a charming, approachable and genuinely friendly person. A sad loss.
by Corky
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The killer of 7 year old Emily Jones found not guilty of murder
Replies: 82
Views: 3453

Re: The killer of 7 year old Emily Jones found not guilty of murder

Thanks, it’s anything but easy, I don’t blame the homeless for wanting to get off the streets you always see a spike in winter with the cold weather, prison offers a lifeline towards some people, people can say what their want about prison I can’t think of anywhere else where you are guaranteed war...
by Corky
Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The killer of 7 year old Emily Jones found not guilty of murder
Replies: 82
Views: 3453

Re: The killer of 7 year old Emily Jones found not guilty of murder

In a sense it doesn't make a lot of difference whether she is kept behind bars until she dies because she is a murderer, or she is kept behind bars until she dies because she is dangerously insane - all that matters is that she is kept behind bars. What worries me is that at some point she might be...
by Corky
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tyson Fury...
Replies: 55
Views: 2280

Re: Tyson Fury...

Love him or loathe him, he surely qualifies more than most as he certainly seems to have a lively personality.
by Corky
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Welcome Home
Replies: 37
Views: 2369

Re: Home at last for the Dons!

Had a great Youngs Pub outside on the corner though. And a Nightclub underneath the main stand called Nelsons I think. Went to a few soul dos there. Bet they haven't got those in their new build.
by Corky
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well done Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 143
Views: 3562

Re: Well done Lewis Hamilton

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:29 pm
On what do you base your opinion?
Enlighten us just to pass the afternoon.
Evidently it's because Hamilton had the nerve to be black. I'm sure the real Gandhi would have been so proud of the flip-flop wearing racist.
by Corky
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dying woman burgled in Brierfield
Replies: 29
Views: 3055

Re: Dying woman burgled in Brierfield

I probably do need a handbook of dos and don'ts for here, because the rules are so inconsistent (depending who you are). I mean we all know that what has happened is disgusting, but I thought me saying that they should have their heads jumped on, would be a bit strong for some on here. I don't do '...
by Corky
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 13380

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Why would an ordinary working class person want to be an MP? You’d have a better life being a tradesman running your own business!! Peter Pike, Kitty Usher, Julie Cooper, Gordon Birtwistle - have they got power, riches and influence? I imagine to provide a service to the community within which they...
by Corky
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 13380

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Cheers Corky I studied political history at University and continued to be interested ever since. I get what you are saying but my view is that the reason why many people choose to be MPs has changed little throughout the centuries. The official salary they get paid is merely a smokescreen for the ...
by Corky
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 13380

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

This is for Pimlico and TV15. The answer is a messy evolution from when MPs were not paid back in the good old days before emancipation. You see the idea was if you pay people to become MPs then ordinary working class folk can do the job and it is not exclusive to those of independent wealth. It all...
by Corky
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 13380

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Elizabeth wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:44 pm
Many of the comments in the last 12 hours have come from the generation that is responsible for the breakdown in society we see today.
Are you sure your stew pot isn't actually a cauldron?
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5651

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

I’ll hazard a guess based on what the scientists are saying, there’s likely to be something by the spring. That amused me as it made me think of my cousins husband who believe it or not is a nuclear physicist and a Burnley fan. I've known him for 40 years and whenever we meet up for family do's I a...
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5651

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

But it’s more deadly than flu. Once we have a vaccine we should be able to manage it but until then we need to take other measures. This might surprise you but I was actually aware of how deadly C19 is and that is why I said we do need to take measures. You might have missed that bit of my post. Pe...
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5651

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

According to economists we’re nowhere near the tipping point on public finances yet. Figures out this morning show that government borrowing for the first six months of the financial year is actually below what was forecast by the OBR, although the year end figure is expected to be higher than fore...
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5651

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

People on here are talking about a cure or a fix but until we have a successful vaccine there wont be one. So the question then becomes how do we manage it which brings into play a serious moral dilemma that can polarise views. We talk about the steps that need to be taken to protect the NHS which a...
by Corky
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5651

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

Forget Sage and their counterparts in other Countries. I'll just get ClaretTony to send Boris a link to this thread. With all the expert scientists, virolgists and economists on here he wont need to consult anyone else. That would suggest he has actually been consulting people already. Surely not?
by Corky
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 379
Views: 14471

Re: Boing Boings versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Excellent news. I've always had a dislike of the Baggies ever since Frank Skinner was quite arrogant and dismissive of us when we first got promoted. So it is great to have Madge back.
by Corky
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paris.
Replies: 111
Views: 3839

Re: Paris.

Stayingup wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:37 pm
There is no official religion in China. Except money of course.
That is so far from the truth. The official religion, though they would contest it, is actually the CCP and their leader on earth is General Secretary Xi Jinping. He has God like status until he gets replaced; a bit like the Pope.
by Corky
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interview with Neil Hart
Replies: 70
Views: 4877

Re: Interview with Neil Hart

It was OK. What you'd expect from a CEO even if he is not a real one. Mind you a cheap jacket. Contrast stitching on the button hole a very poor show.
by Corky
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 20334

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

I'd be interested to know from those belittling Nancy Pelosi what it is they find objectionable about her. I've had a look through her history and she seems pretty sound to me.
by Corky
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression
Replies: 83
Views: 4038

Re: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression

One of the reasons why I now, never bother, to watch a SD interview prior to a match is in large due to him trotting out the usual tripe. And frankly it has become mind-numbingly boring. Articles such as this one are in the main meant to engender debate and get others thinking about how their fellow...
by Corky
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aldershot midfielder having a pop at SD !!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2924

Re: Aldershot midfielder having a pop at SD !!!

The bottom line is Sean Dyche is Manager of Burnley Football Club. When talking to the press that is all he needs to discuss. He was probably not comfortable and clearly ill suited to discuss the wider financial difficulties being visited on the lower leagues by the CV19 pandemic and the associated ...
by Corky
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 20334

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

Does Ringo live in the UK or the States. Also would KateR like to respond to the claim that she is a Trump supporter. That would certainly go some way to trying to understand their mindset if that is a concern for some.