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by Stalbansclaret
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Nest (BBC 1) 9PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1476

Re: The Nest (BBC 1) 9PM

Homeland has been a wonderful series I think it's now become my favourite programme of all time. Whilst I thought there was a bit of a dip in quality after the first couple of series featuring the Brody plot this was very short-lived and the last few series have been consistently superb. Really not...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Nest (BBC 1) 9PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1476

Re: The Nest (BBC 1) 9PM

beddie wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:14 pm
Indeed Steve. It's all going to unfold. There's not much worth watching on the tv at the moment so this and the Liar are keeping me going. :)
The current series of Homeland is absolute top, top quality TV.
Have enjoyed The Nest sofa but found Liar dull.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....
Replies: 13
Views: 762

Re: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....

Fenwick wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:23 pm
The seats look great. The decking needs a bit of attention though ( sorry )
You're not wrong !
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....
Replies: 13
Views: 762

Re: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....

Ha ha...no, a small pony .
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....
Replies: 13
Views: 762

Re: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....

Nice job, if it was up to me though, I’d apply some stencilled numbers - just a bit of a nod to their original purpose Good shout ...I might have done that if I'd thought though I didn't get the seat backs..only the horizontal bits...so no way of knowing what the authentic numbers to put on there w...
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....
Replies: 13
Views: 762

My old Cricket Field Stand seats .....

One by-product of being confined to home has been the chance to do those jobs I've been meaning to do but never got round to. Here is my now assembled garden bench made using two of wooden seats, and the three upright metal brackets, I bought from the club for a tenner or so in the fairly chaotic se...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has this sports void made you really miss it?
Replies: 23
Views: 742

Re: Has this sports void made you really miss it?

I thought I was managing Ok until I went on YouTube and disappeared down a football wormhole for about 2 hours yesterday afternoon. Now I feel desperate to see a match. Other than bits of rugby league and cricket I don't really watch any other sports but yeah, I really, really miss football both on ...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Could Have Been Somebody
Replies: 39
Views: 1880

Re: I Could Have Been Somebody

Volvoclaret wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:31 pm
Brilliant. I wonder how some of the Millennials would fare in such times?
For a start they would probably title the thread "I could of been somebody" :(
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Adam Schlesinger
Replies: 8
Views: 748

Re: RIP Adam Schlesinger

Very sad. FoW are/were a great guitar pop band who really know how to write a good hook. This is their finest hour for me :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmqswLKKYyU
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Possible Premier League solution : "NRL Island"
Replies: 11
Views: 536

Re: Possible Premier League solution : "NRL Island"

On the evidence of my time spent in the Hebrides we might struggle for a decent playing surface ! Not to mention the scattered B&Bs might struggle to accommodate the necessary 1000 or so people :-)
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Possible Premier League solution : "NRL Island"
Replies: 11
Views: 536

Possible Premier League solution : "NRL Island"

I've been sharing a "mad" idea with friends that we could maybe test the Premier League squads, then isolate the healthy squads and staff in some kind of ring-fenced "camp" environment behind closed doors on the Isle of Man where they could play out the rest of the season at a rate of 2 or 3 (televi...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope at his best this season
Replies: 20
Views: 917

Re: Nick Pope at his best this season

Love having a keeper as MASSIVE as Nick Pope. Inspires confidence just by virtue of his physical presence and seeing him rise and take a cross can only be described as majestic.
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should the players take a wage cut?
Replies: 59
Views: 1765

Re: Should the players take a wage cut?

If it comes to pass that we have to pay back our share of a Sky TV refund (££35M per club I heard being mooted on the radio) then it will be a major hit for the club and more or less wipe out the cash balance in the recent accounts.I don't really get why anyone would NOT think it reasonable the play...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 4-3 Millwall
Replies: 24
Views: 1711

Re: Burnley 4-3 Millwall

My memory is that Millwall had a big following ...were'nt they also challenging towards the top end of the table ? It felt like the last 10 minutes of the game were played in our penalty area !
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Could Have Been Somebody
Replies: 39
Views: 1880

Re: I Could Have Been Somebody

Brilliant post......thanks for taking the time to write it.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is anybody losing track of days?
Replies: 19
Views: 615

Re: Is anybody losing track of days?

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:21 pm
I've been thinking it was Sunday pretty much all day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0LeL9BUPtA
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 272
Views: 6666

Re: Donald Trump

Embarrassing stuff from the supposed "leader" of the free world and many seem likely to now pay with their lives. Indefensible.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... e=emb_logo
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Way
Replies: 21
Views: 1601

Re: Burnley Way

The article in the OP is such a good summary of where we have come from and where we are now that I think it should be required reading for any clarets' children as a sort of compulsory "National Syllabus" item . Also to be made available to new partners in order to get them quickly up to speed ! No...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1693

Re: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?

Harrythomsonscap wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:35 pm
Lanlee supplies @Colne is open. I use Algon to get rid of the algae
Thanks particularly for this reply.......got everything i needed , including Algon, there this morning. They were very conscious of distancing and safety too.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1693

Re: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?

I did read that Jimjan but then when I tried the first item I needed said the option was not available so I gave up.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1693

Re: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?

Thanks for the suggestions and advance thanks to anyone else who contributes to the thread.
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1693

Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?

Current confined circumstances and dry weather make it the ideal time for me to get stuck into removing green algae from my garden fencing and then recoating it with preservative. I have to make an essential car journey, re care for the elderly, either this afternoon or tomorrow and just wondered if...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: The day Billy became Ginger Pele
Replies: 23
Views: 883

Re: ARTICLE: The day Billy became Ginger Pele

I was also at this game and seem to remember a great atmosphere on the Longside, a punch up just in front of me when some Chelsea fans were identified, and that brilliant goal. What a shame there is no footage of it. Can see Billy Ingham in my minds eye now...he will always be identified with the "V...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liz Kershaw punted from 6Music
Replies: 32
Views: 1705

Re: Liz Kershaw punted from 6Music

Will miss Liz K. Long term Saturday afternoon feature when decorating the house or whatever. They need to boot Riley / Maconie / Radcliffe/ Lamacq as they are so past their best and irrelevant to anyone under 40. Don Letts plays brilliant tunes on a Sunday night. But who said 6Music is just for the...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: WSC - Bob Lord biography review
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: WSC - Bob Lord biography review

I’ve emailed you the details Dave
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: WSC - Bob Lord biography review
Replies: 39
Views: 1292

Re: WSC - Bob Lord biography review

I agree the review is not great reading from our Burnley fan perspective but just wanted to say that WSC is still a cracking football magazine which I have subscribed too for a long time. Yes there is political bias..stemming from Margaret Thatcher's ID card scheme plans which were poison to genuine...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liz Kershaw punted from 6Music
Replies: 32
Views: 1705

Re: Liz Kershaw punted from 6Music

Agree HunterST_BFC...the changes to the daytime schedule have been disastrous. Keaveny's droll style and dead-air intervals were fine on the breakfast show but his moving to the afternoon slot and displacing Rad Mac..which was always an interesting and engaging listen..has been a disaster imo. Agree...
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time for a Music Thread - Songs with Pedal Steel Guitar
Replies: 25
Views: 369

Re: Time for a Music Thread - Songs with Pedal Steel Guitar

The excellent Big Gay Heart by The Lemonheads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2GKNyyC0_A

Pedal steel is one of those instruments , like Hammond organ, that always sounds great when it pops up on a record.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?
Replies: 83
Views: 2418

Re: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?

Was anyone here actually behind that Paterson strike? Must have been a thing of beauty to see that curling towards you I was about 8 rows from the front and in line with the six yard box at the side of the post that beautiful, immaculate strike bent inside. Without doubt the most mental celebration...
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cornish Pasty
Replies: 73
Views: 1713

Re: Cornish Pasty

Pie and peas is the Food of the Gods. Treat yourself !
by Stalbansclaret
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League gone surely...
Replies: 217
Views: 8391

Re: Premier League gone surely...

Very depressing.....no football is definitely bad for mental health :cry:
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Athletico Madrid copied our style
Replies: 19
Views: 1003

Re: Athletico Madrid copied our style

I think being a Burnley fan has programmed me to appreciate the Atletico style of play...thought they were really excellent last night. A feature of their, and our, game seems to be being pretty clinical when chances do come along. They are a de-luxe, higher quality version of us !
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC decide not to renew Alan Green's contract
Replies: 41
Views: 2544

Re: BBC decide not to renew Alan Green's contract

Glad to see him go......arrogant, pompous and full of his own self-importance. Can't imagine his rotund presence ever graced a football field but he was never slow to slate those with more ability, whether as players or refs. Dislikable and not a patch on the excellent John Murray, Ian Dennis or Con...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Relegation Candidates ...
Replies: 46
Views: 1732

Re: The Relegation Candidates ...

I'm really hoping for a final day death match between West Ham and Villa...winner stays up, loser goes down. They draw..relegating both.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EXPECTED GOALS
Replies: 39
Views: 1705

Re: EXPECTED GOALS

Wood was excellent yesterday. His game has improved a lot during his time with us imo . I don’t remember any sitter either !!
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 144
Views: 4749

Re: Ben Mee

Maybe it's because it happened in the game that we've just played, or is that a bit difficult for you to get your head around? It's got sweet fa to do with the service he's given our team, it simply was a poor penalty to give away. It's a comment on the action of one of our players in a game I've j...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PFA Young Player of the Year
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: PFA Young Player of the Year

Maybe the Arsenal left back Saka, Seems to be getting a fair bit of media attention. Dwight was fantastic again tonight.
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings
Replies: 60
Views: 3149

Re: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings

Tremendous stuff....one of those games that makes me reflect on what a fantastic time this is to be a Claret. Moss was ridiculous. Frustrating not to win but very, very happy with the quality of our game at the moment. Pope 7 Bardsley 7 Tarks 9 Mee 8 Taylor 8 Cork 8 Westwood 8 Hendrick 8 McNeil 9..g...
by Stalbansclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 144
Views: 4749

Re: Ben Mee

Will never be an England international. Yet again this season, he gifts the opposition. I'm trying to conjure up the mindset that makes someone come on here after a performance like our team gave tonight and post this. And about a player who has given the fantastic service to BFC that Ben Mer has, ...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dad
Replies: 54
Views: 3220

Re: Dad

When 'Times Like These' rings out over the P.A. System and that Video gets played showing the old teams, it always brings a lump to my throat as I used to go on with my Dad, Brother and Uncle. But lost Dad and Brother in 1988, So when I had a season ticket recently, I drove the 100 miles on my own,...
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nihal Arthanayake .... Radio 5 Live !!
Replies: 22
Views: 1898

Re: Nihal Arthanayake .... Radio 5 Live !!

No...that really isn't what I, or I suspect others above, meant at all.
by Stalbansclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nihal Arthanayake .... Radio 5 Live !!
Replies: 22
Views: 1898

Re: Nihal Arthanayake .... Radio 5 Live !!

I thought he seemed ok back in his Radio 1 days but since his move to 5live I struggle to listen, due to his apparent quest to be the most woke person in broadcasting. In fairness, it's rare I get the opportunity to listen during his time slot, but I find myself switching on a podcast instead if I ...
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Mills
Replies: 49
Views: 2459

Re: Danny Mills

Mills is an absolute buffoon. Comes across as intensely arrogant and dislikable. We should not forget that that FA commission he satin came forward with the crackpot idea of having Premier League's "B" teams play in the lower divisions. He is a fool.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who starts next week, wood or vydra.??
Replies: 94
Views: 2280

Re: Who starts next week, wood or vydra.??

Has to be Wood really, with Vydra an option to change things if necessary later in the game. Whatever SD thinks best is fine by me tbh.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Neil Warnock
Replies: 27
Views: 3402

Re: Neil Warnock

Agree..the only bloke I have ever seen with the same complexion as Colin was Lenin, lying embalmed in his mausoleum next to the Kremlin.
by Stalbansclaret
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dad
Replies: 54
Views: 3220

Re: Dad

Very tough HBClaret. As you know I remember your dad from when we all lived in Colne and very sorry to hear. My dad was a ST holder to the day he died just over a year ago and he also had dementia which was getting worse and worse at the time he died. He took me onto the Turf as a child and I rememb...
by Stalbansclaret
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A new definition for Messageboard?
Replies: 9
Views: 714

Re: A new definition for Messageboard?

I'm looking forward to Boysie, Tarky's Ears and KRBFC crashing in on Sean's tactical session at Barnfield. I'm sure SD will listen respectfully and amend the plan accordingly.
by Stalbansclaret
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Chelsea Bayern thread!
Replies: 26
Views: 610

Re: No Chelsea Bayern thread!

Watching this in the pub earlier I was greatly amused by to see that Bayern are managed by Herr Flick.
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 80
Views: 5426

Re: Match of the Day

Lewis is right though isn't he. So much discussion on various radio stations about the Lo Celso red card that wasn't compared to the events in our game yet Chelsea won the game anyway. A different take on the decisions at Turf Moor, conversely, would have likely produced a completely different resul...
by Stalbansclaret
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6201
Views: 114593

Re: Coronavirus

Damn this bug...was going to Milan with my other half and her son this weekend and hoping to get the chance to sneak off to watch AC Milan v Genoa at the San Siro. Trip now looks like a non-starter.