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by Corky
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your all-time favourite piece of music?
Replies: 50
Views: 1051

Re: Your all-time favourite piece of music?

Terry Callier Bowling Green.
by Corky
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 391
Views: 28772

Re: New Corner Stands

Just curious, but, is Defour a member of the BDSG.
by Corky
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...
Replies: 74
Views: 1879

Re: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...

To me it’s all to transparently contrived to be taken seriously, but I suppose we’ll have to wait until the next election to see. I agree. The programme left me with more questions than answers and the evidence such as it was, was anecdotal at best. I hope I am not being too harsh but I was surpris...
by Corky
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Strong looking squad
Replies: 62
Views: 3681

Re: Strong looking squad

If Defour is indeed still recovering from his original injury of 100 years ago then we need to strengthen midfield. Even with him I think we need to do so but without him it is imperative.
by Corky
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13225

Re: Tom Heaton

I seem to recall CT saying that since Pope's recovery, on the few games he'd seen, Pope hadn't played particularly well.
by Corky
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where were you actually born
Replies: 199
Views: 3924

Re: Where were you actually born

Roughlee Maternity Home Accrington 1954
by Corky
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6094

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

What happened to the interest (was there ever really any) in the French chap at Brentford.
by Corky
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this Now The Real World?
Replies: 30
Views: 1342

Re: Is this Now The Real World?

This is the real world, you need to get used to it. 24/7/365 connectivity is now the norm. What we are going to do with that one day every four years goodness only knows.
by Corky
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Me ant wife
Replies: 20
Views: 1507

Re: Me ant wife

Shitz Creek.
by Corky
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Senior British Establishment figure?
Replies: 22
Views: 1600

Re: A Senior British Establishment figure?

I assume that is Jeff Epstein?
by Corky
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Umbro Range
Replies: 24
Views: 2087

Re: New Umbro Range

It looks to be made out of satin, surely not. And the detail on the shoulders and sleeves is awful. I'll stick to my Claret Baracuta Harrington to which I have sown an old BFC badge.
by Corky
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parental responsibility (politics warning)
Replies: 56
Views: 1285

Re: Parental responsibility (politics warning)

Generally speaking she is one of the more down to earth and likeable MPs but on this occasion she seemed to obfuscate just like the rest of them. She was asked why schools in Birmingham who allegedly, on average, get more money per child for education than other areas still can't afford to keep the ...
by Corky
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 391
Views: 28772

Re: New Corner Stands

Is there any chance that someone could provide a couple of pictures from inside the ground showing what the new corner stands now look like?
by Corky
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

dsr wrote:I've seen small children playing football. But that doesn't mean grown-ups' football shouldn't be taken seriously.

Why the contempt for rounders and the people who play it? And why the scorn for the hats?


It is called humour, perhaps an alien concept to you.
by Corky
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.
Replies: 41
Views: 831

Re: Yankees/Red Sox baseball in London.

Baseball to give it the correct definition is; rounders with hats. One of a number of American sports not be taken too seriously.
by Corky
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Padiham on Parade
Replies: 18
Views: 1809

Re: Padiham on Parade

fatboy47 wrote:Yes yes...the good old 40s...vera lynn, auschwitz, millions of violent deaths,hitler, mussolini, polio, rationing and the blitz.

Grand.


You're not by any chance related to Leonard Cohen are you?
by Corky
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dawson to Watford
Replies: 95
Views: 6027

Re: Dawson to Watford

ClaretTony wrote:What sources?


Tomato perhaps.
by Corky
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 143
Views: 10294

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Colburn_Claret what you need to realise is that sometimes it is pointless trying to explain yourself.
by Corky
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray
Replies: 38
Views: 2038

Re: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray

IanMcL wrote:Some folk, on here, must lead very warped lives.

Would you like to unburden yourself. They say a problem shared etc etc....
by Corky
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray
Replies: 38
Views: 2038

Re: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray

Given that he has accepted a Knighthood you have got to wonder what dark awful secrets he has hidden in his closet. No doubt we will find out in 5/10/20 years time.
by Corky
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 143
Views: 10294

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

The stand opposite the main stand at the Sixfields in Northampton is double sided and serves as a grandstand for the adjacent Athletics Track. Surely it couldn’t be beyond the wit of an architect to design something similar at the Turf? Maybe the Pavilion could remain more or less in its original f...
by Corky
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one
Replies: 105
Views: 3955

Re: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one

Billy Balfour wrote:Boris used to have funny hair. The sort of hair that only a toff can have. Plebs in their 50s look stupid with funny hair, but not Boris. I cried when he had his funny hair cut off. In fact, I'm still rather upset about it.


I guess you must be a politician as you haven't answered the question ;)
by Corky
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one
Replies: 105
Views: 3955

Re: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one

I think that generally Hunt is seen as a more socially aware sort of chap. As much as a Tory can be seen as caring about normal folk, which isn't much. So if I had to pick it would be him. And besides, Boris made himself look such an incompetent idiot when at the Foreign Office he shouldn't be anywh...
by Corky
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 143
Views: 10294

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

The price for the BCC land is only going to get higher and higher. Theres substantial land there that could include player parking, media parking, eateries, fan zone, as well as a start of the art stand and changing facilities. Problem is we keep patching things up, which either means we can't or d...
by Corky
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sponsorships of the Longside
Replies: 29
Views: 1741

Re: Sponsorships of the Longside

The 4 sides are The Bob Lord, The CFS, The Longside and The Jimmy Mac. Surely that should tell the Club something.
by Corky
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....
Replies: 28
Views: 2156

Re: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....

thomaspaine wrote:Probably true to say that a significantly larger number of vehicle drivers and pedestrians don't care about the rules of the road.


What a particularly strange remark to make. You don't happen to live in a remote village in the north of Scotland do you Thomas.
by Corky
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: London again
Replies: 193
Views: 8974

Re: London again

Thanks IT. Yes I mean the Gang/Drugs culture plays a big part in the problem.

According to my Daughter who is a Teacher in a North London Secondary School the County Lines kids could earn £500 a day, that has now gone up to £2000 a day.
by Corky
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: London again
Replies: 193
Views: 8974

Re: London again

I don't pretend to have the answer to this problem but anyone who says that it is at least in part due to a Gang/Drugs culture would in my view be wrong. However,I recently watched a very interesting piece on BBC London News where a Youth worker who ran a Youth Club explained what he had been doing ...
by Corky
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....
Replies: 28
Views: 2156

Re: Don’t look crossing the road for compo....

Unless you have worked in Central London you really have no idea how bad, what seems like a majority, of cyclists can be. I got knocked over by some idiot who cycled through a red light at the Jct of Farringdon Rd and Roseberry Ave. When I got up and dusted myself off and asked him what he thought h...
by Corky
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 4879

Re: Jo Brand

It was interesting seeing some of the content of the rescheduled HIGNFY given the battery acid comment that she had made thereafter.
by Corky
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The religious Irish tail is wagging the atheist English dog
Replies: 17
Views: 1273

Re: The religious Irish tail is wagging the atheist English dog

I think Mala591 is referring to the DUP who are largely descended from Scottish/Yorkshire Protestant immigrants shipped into the north of Ireland back in the day.
by Corky
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 4879

Re: Jo Brand

I work to a simple premise regarding humour and it is that if you make a comment and your audience, wherever they may be, burst out laughing - as in this case - then it is a fair assumption that you have not only told a joke but done a pretty good job of so doing. I have listened, in full, to the au...
by Corky
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Global cooling
Replies: 36
Views: 1786

Re: Global cooling

If this carries on it will be called flaming June for a completely different reason.
by Corky
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 478
Views: 11906

Re: Anti semetism

All I’m saying is that there are a lot more grey areas and nuance when it comes to alleged antisemitism than when it comes to chanting racist songs at the football. Eg - some folk will say criticising the state of Israel is antisemitic, some will disagree. Some folk say that pointing out that the J...
by Corky
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 478
Views: 11906

Re: Anti semetism

Funny old world we live in....

Semite.. a member of any of the peoples who speak or spoke a Semitic language, including in particular the Jews and Arabs.
by Corky
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Defour
Replies: 70
Views: 6088

Re: Steven Defour

If it helps Blackrod, before it being pointed out that he shaved his legs, I thought he had girlie feet. And CIK it's not about being injured per se, it is the fact that he is out of the team for very lengthy periods through injury that is the problem. I fear we may get some use out of him until, sa...
by Corky
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: D-Day landing
Replies: 70
Views: 2488

Re: D-Day landing

I have just spoken to my Dad who said 75 years ago today at 6;45 he jumped into the sea and waded ashore at Sword beach. He should have been at the beach today with the other veterans but unfortunately hes in hospital with water works problems. Hats of to them all they did this without knowing what...
by Corky
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Shirt Sponsor
Replies: 89
Views: 3900

Re: New Shirt Sponsor

My understanding of this advertising malarky, and feel free to contradict, is that the betting logo is aimed squarely at the Chinese/Asian market. So when a Burnley match is shown on TV then the hope of LoveBet is that their profile will rise in that region of the world. And I understand that but wh...
by Corky
Fri May 31, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 478
Views: 11906

Re: Anti semetism

Quite clearly what Willsman has said is not anti-semitic. It is not racist to suggest that a country is using a particular tactic to discredit a political party that is highly critical of its policies. Criticism of Israel is opposition to racism because the policies of the state of Israel in relati...
by Corky
Fri May 31, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last top flight footballer to play in Cricket World Cup?
Replies: 45
Views: 1394

Re: Last top flight footballer to play in Cricket World Cup?

Nearest I've seen in recent years is Leighton James playing for Burnley CC at Lowerhouse. Naturally we gave him some stick.
by Corky
Sat May 25, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years this weekend
Replies: 63
Views: 3963

Re: Ten years this weekend

It was one of the weirdest days ever. I got up as normal and went to work in Londons West End. Not allowed to wear club shirts etc so I was wearing light blue trousers and a claret harrington. As noon approached one of my colleagues who had very kindly agreed to cover for me, arrived at work. I walk...
by Corky
Sat May 25, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 9524

Re: The next Tory Leader..

It should be made law that if a Prime Minister resigns then there should be a General Election. As it is this will boil down to around 100,000, mainly white middle class men, deciding who becomes leader. And it could be Boris the Buffoon.
by Corky
Wed May 22, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Senior joins under-23
Replies: 5
Views: 1032

Re: Joel Senior

I'm amazed how short sighted some clubs can be. When my Son went to Secondary School he was one of the smallest, if not the smallest boy in the School. When he left in the 5th year he was 6ft 3ins.
by Corky
Mon May 20, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Doctor under investigation....
Replies: 11
Views: 1437

Re: Doctor under investigation....

AndyClaret wrote:The woman had no problem removing her veil, it was her husband who complained.


Why, was he embarrassed by her stunning good looks?
by Corky
Sat May 18, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 668
Views: 24140

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

If I see Tommy Robinson it will be one more time than I’ve ever seen the Bishop of Burnley and I’ve lived her all my life. I’ve zero desire to see Robinson but what gives the Bishop the right to speak on my behalf? Just seen the above at the start of this post. The reason why some weirdo who dresse...
by Corky
Fri May 17, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New home kit
Replies: 258
Views: 21471

Re: New home kit

Just get a marker pen and put Lynch under Love Bet and you're sorted.
by Corky
Thu May 16, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How to fix a modern training shoe
Replies: 37
Views: 1831

Re: How to fix a modern training shoe

Anybody over the age of 20 who wears trainers as casual wear is a sad gherkin jerker, FACT.
by Corky
Thu May 16, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A decent brekky in and around Burnley
Replies: 45
Views: 2585

Re: A decent brekky in and around Burnley

When we used to regularly visit Padiham when Mum was still alive generally stayed at Burnley Premier Inn but always went to Accrington ASDA for brekkie. The children used to like it. And it was cheap.
by Corky
Thu May 16, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A UK Employer setting a Good Example for a change.
Replies: 12
Views: 946

Re: A UK Employer setting a Good Example for a change.

The system is sick and needs a reboot. If you can pay yourself in gold bullion to avoid National Insurance then something is seriously wrong.
by Corky
Wed May 15, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extremist Abortion Laws
Replies: 70
Views: 2171

Re: Extremist Abortion Laws

claret59 wrote:Dyched states: 'A woman as the inalienable right to do whatever she likes with her body.'

The problem here are that there are two bodies involved and two innocent victims.


And that my friend is where the whole sorry debate begins. Who takes precedence?

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