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by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 26, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11795
Views: 234293

Re: Covid-19

Just watched Snake Oil...talk about rats in a barrel...these people are just so out of touch with reality My mother in law is seriously ill...we can't see her ;my elderly aunt is locked in a nursing home in Colne and we can't see her ; my best friend has just been diagnosed ( after a 10 week wait ) ...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 26, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11795
Views: 234293

Re: Covid-19

Cummings...a privileged mam in a privileged position taking advantage of privilege .Sadly Johnson's government is so bereft of talent that he can't do without him...and Mr.Snake Oil is just coming on TV as I post...no doubt we'll get another blanket whitewash from a privileged man out of touch with ...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat May 09, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Little Richard
Replies: 38
Views: 1038

Re: Little Richard

Vino blanco wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 4:18 pm
Don Everly is also still with us from those heady days.
[I saw little Richard in October 1963 at Bradford Gaumont on the same bill as Don and Phil Everly and the Rolling Stones i remember him tearing off his shirt and running round the auditorium./quote]
by Foreverly Claret
Wed May 06, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever female vocalist
Replies: 93
Views: 2286

Re: Best ever female vocalist

HELEN REDDY closely followed by Dusty Springfield
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norman Hunter RIP
Replies: 67
Views: 3329

Re: Norman Hunter RIP

Sad to see this but good to see some appreciative posts on here.A real Jekkyl and Hyde character...definitely a Hyde on the field .I met him twice on enforced visits to Elland Road about 20 years ago and on the second occasion I was sat next to him for the meal .He came across as a very ordinary sin...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Cochran
Replies: 17
Views: 1196

Re: Eddie Cochran

Wow...60 years...brings back some great memories of my teenage years in Burnley .He was a great guitar player..a session man long before he became famous..21...no age at all.Those opening riffs to his two biggest hits still get to me but besides those two my favourites were Weekend and Somethin' Else.
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The exclusive player response to Hancock - Football365
Replies: 24
Views: 1080

Re: The exclusive player response to Hancock - Football365

What a great read .I wonder how many more there are like him ? Interesting that he's been able to keep his generosity secret for three years .Sound bloke...a bit different to that old Etonian twit ( loaded ) who runs the investment company which is marketing investment opportunities stemming from th...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lies you parents told you
Replies: 57
Views: 2319

Re: Lies you parents told you

Growing up in Burnley ,schooling at Rosehill and BGS my dad was always telling me he was going to send me to boarding school...Rossall or Lancaster Grammar or some place in St.annes .I was 11 before I twigged that he hadn't a cat in hell's chance of affording it but I believed him and he really put ...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE SYSTEM IS MAD !!!
Replies: 39
Views: 2114

THE SYSTEM IS MAD !!!

I live between Leeds and Halifax. My wife is suffering from horrendous toothache.Her dentist is shut but they were running an advisory service...which was good.It closed yesterday and we were advised to contact 111.Service there seemed really good too .They promised to ring us this ( Wednesday ) mor...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Self Employed
Replies: 203
Views: 5623

Re: Self Employed

It's a " taxable grant ". I wonder if tax will be deducted at source...if so for some it will be a maximum of £2000 ish .Is it on profit or taxable income ? Are personal allowances taken into account ? An individual with taxable profit of £24000...say £1600 per month will net £1280 if tax is deducte...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight at 8pm - Burnley are Back!
Replies: 57
Views: 2627

Re: Tonight at 8pm - Burnley are Back!

I watched it...great viewing and happy memories.

What happened to Mike Conroy. ? ..clinical finisher.
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11795
Views: 234293

TESTING

I keep reading in the press/ hearing in the media about the celebs and sportspeople in the UK who are testing positive for CoronaV...eg Nadine Dorris , Idris Elba etc etc and those who are also testing negative . If yours truly gets the symptoms I have to self isolate for 7 days...DON'T go to the do...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE POUND
Replies: 42
Views: 2042

THE POUND

On 19th Feb £1 worth 1.20 euros Today £1 worth 1.10 euros On 19th Feb £1 worth 1.30 US $ Today £1 worth 1.18 US $ Over the same period Euro / US $...euro maintains its value The markets don't rate us do they ? Why ? CoroV much worse in Europe Ramsdens in Morley today £1 buys 1.055 Euros Perhaps it's...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Blackburn next as massive crowd sees big win
Replies: 10
Views: 1004

Re: ARTICLE: Blackburn next as massive crowd sees big win

I was just 15 at the time and I remember the huge crowd that night but I also remember arriving at the ground and having just enough cash on me to get in...the powers that be had decided , without giving anybody the heads up , not to provide juvenile turnstiles so loads of my mates didn't get in .My...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SOCIAL CARE
Replies: 67
Views: 2286

Re: SOCIAL CARE

Hi Foreverly Claret Please have a look at my previous posts. I have added links to sites such as the NHS, Lancashire County Council and Age Concern. There is scheme called 'NHS Continuing Health Care'. This is a scheme that is run by the NHS. It is not means tested and is completely free of charge....
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SOCIAL CARE
Replies: 67
Views: 2286

Re: SOCIAL CARE

I don't see the problem for the OP's aunt. She's in a good position. She's being treated, presumably as well as possible, on the NHS, and she has a home to go to when she's better. Her money equates to about 40 weeks and then (and from what is said above about allowances, probably before) it is pai...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SOCIAL CARE
Replies: 67
Views: 2286

SOCIAL CARE

Why isn't this more of an issue ? personal story...bear with me. Aunt 99 years old.....September fell at home ...fractured femur . Royal Blackburn....too old to operate....plaster cast. Transferred to burnley...then pendle. Discharged against our wishes Dec 2019...appeal failed....fracture not heali...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 6479

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

Well this thread just proves what a divisive episode this has been in our history .will it work out ? I hope so for the sake of my kids and grand kids..today is not important it's the deal that matters at the end of the transition period..what matters is what puts bread on the table !
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 27 January 1945 - Liberation of Auschwitz
Replies: 40
Views: 1420

Re: 27 January 1945 - Liberation of Auschwitz

My late uncle was in the force which liberated Belsen and he always told me that they were warned to expect sights more horrific than they had experienced anywhere on their fight up through northern France and Belgium but they knew something bad was coming up because they could actually smell the ro...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: attendance v Norwich City
Replies: 38
Views: 2474

Re: attendance v Norwich City

enduroclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:16 pm
I'm a season ticket holder, but I won't pay to watch a Burnley side that has Aaron Lennon in the staring line up.
I'm intrigued by this statement but being a fair sort of bloke I'll give you the opportunity to expand upon your assertion.What do you mean ?
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tiresome ticket system thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1579

Re: Another tiresome ticket system thread

I didn't have much luck either .I'm a season ticket holder , missed the deadline but my seat was still available so I clicked on it and all appeared well until I checked the basket and found that I'd been given another seat a long way from where I sit .So I emptied the basket and tried again from sc...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corbyn....should he resign immediately?
Replies: 54
Views: 1791

Re: Corbyn....should he resign immediately?

Labour Party member here...the answer is YES but it's the grip that Momentum have now which worries me..they are likely to push for another no-hoper giving the Press another field day.
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8601

Re: Jokes wanted....

Glad to see this thread is still going...I needed a good laugh tonight. Tramp ambling down the road Knows he's in dire need of a good dump. Nips over a garden wall,drops his kecks crouches to begin his job. MUNCH MUNCH MUNCH MUNCH...from behind. Turning round in panic..NOBODY there...ups his kecks a...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referees confirmed for Crystal Palace and Manchester City games
Replies: 21
Views: 1481

Re: Referees confirmed for Crystal Palace and Manchester City games

Moss should stick to selling vinyl in his new record shop in Headingley...he fills me with trepidation.
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sorry for Burnley fans.
Replies: 55
Views: 5469

Re: Sorry for Burnley fans.

Good grief what a moron ( Watford moaner ) they let three in and they're criticising us ??Beggars belief . .A lot of clubs find it very difficult to play against us using the Dyche system and that's why we are where we are. Long may it continue
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8601

Re: Jokes wanted....

Pat bumps into Mick in the street and notices lots of scratches all round his chin and lips.

Pat :Bloody hell Mick what have you been doing to get in a mess like that ?

Mick : I'm learning to eat with a fork !!
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8601

Re: Jokes wanted....

I see some graffiti artist has been at it in the men's toilet

Half of the women in this pub / club have got TB

The other half have got VD

Make sure you get one that coughs !!!
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8601

Re: Jokes wanted....

Two nuns in the bath. First Nun : Wheres the soap ? Second Nun : Certainly does !! Bloke goes to the doctor. Doctor I want Castrating That seems very extreme.Are you sure ? Yes doctor I want castrating. So he gets his wish and as he's coming round after the op the bloke in the next bed is moaning li...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: POWER OF ATTORNEY
Replies: 17
Views: 1054

POWER OF ATTORNEY

Help / Advice needed please. My sole surviving aunt is 99 now and whilst pretty smart up top she is permanently in the wars with broken bones and in and out of hospital and care homes . She has already made a will but I'm concerned that there might come a time when she can't function sufficiently to...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fly tipping Long Causeway
Replies: 20
Views: 1274

Fly tipping Long Causeway

For the last two weeks I've been travelling backwards and forwards to Blackburn and Burnley from West Yorkshire because my wife's in hospital ( now in Burnley ) and I've tried every possible way because Mytholmroyd is a bloody nightmare..for home games I usually do M62 to Milnrow then go round Holii...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simon Jordan
Replies: 13
Views: 2122

Re: Simon Jordan

Nice bloke Simon.He was involved with one of my clients down in East Sussex before I retired..he was a big wheel with Crystal Palace at the time .Liked a pint and always spoke very highly of the Clarets set up..especially the financial side of things .There was a programme on TV recently where he wa...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yasmin Alibi Brown
Replies: 8
Views: 1038

Re: Yasmin Alibi Brown

Not true Barry...my former MP was bloody marvellous..great for her constituency and always made herself available to the constituents...that's why she was murdered.Let's not tar everybody with the same brush eh ?
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lighting outside Jimmy M stand
Replies: 16
Views: 1628

Re: Lighting outside Jimmy M stand

Thanks to all for your constructive observations , sympathy and advice .My wife was operated on yesterday to have her patella wired..it will be at least 8 weeks before she is mobile .The humerus has to heal on its own.Her face will be OK .On my way home from Blackburn yesterday I called at the Turf ...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lighting outside Jimmy M stand
Replies: 16
Views: 1628

Lighting outside Jimmy M stand

My wife suffered appalling injuries after tripping over a raised kerb ( God knows why its there ) near the gate at the Brunshaw Rd. end of the Jimmy Mac stand after the game on Saturday..the light on the end of the stand wasn't working which is crazy when thousands of fans are making their way towar...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 163
Views: 8830

Re: Hampstead Claret RIP

That is a terrible shock .I used to look forward to his posts...always interesting and well thought through .Hope it was a peaceful passing and wish his family and friends sincere condolences .
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rooney v Vardy
Replies: 56
Views: 3502

Re: Rooney v Vardy

YOU CAN'T POLISH A TURD !!!
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Down Th'Imp
Replies: 42
Views: 2363

Re: Down Th'Imp

Bloody 'ell...where did you get that list from ? Brought back GREAT memories of when I went there with my old mate Steve (Canada Claret ).My favourites at the Imp were the Hollies and the Searchers...I've looked everywhere for a copy of the book...any ideas.Anybody remember a lad called Tony Holgate...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colonoscopy
Replies: 63
Views: 3158

Re: Colonoscopy

I've had three..the last one was in January this year after finding blood in my pooh .All clear except for a polyp which they nipped off for biopsy...all clear .Phew. I had the last one at Leeds General Infirmary and if I were to give you any advice at all it would be to ask them to knock you out .I...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY
Replies: 26
Views: 2160

DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY

What the hell is going on in this world ?.The wife of a US diplomat,under investigation for allegedly killing a young lad on his motorbike after , allegedly , driving for hundreds of yards on the wrong side of the road is allowed to skip the country and go back to the US after promising the police t...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: All lit up in Folkestone
Replies: 15
Views: 1550

Re: ARTICLE: All lit up in Folkestone

Bloody hell...EDWARD SHARP THORNBER...he used to put the shits up me.I used to go to Salem Congregational Church and he was a deacon or something but talk about strict .He had a real nasty streak..I remember once that some of the older lads were messing about a bit in a Sunday School Class and he ga...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scott Cunliffe - Runaway Challenge
Replies: 42
Views: 3865

Re: Scott Cunliffe - Runaway Challenge

Looks like he has passed his target now...unless I'm reading it wrong...which is quite likely.Well done to the lad.
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HILL SPECIAL CYCLES
Replies: 7
Views: 1164

HILL SPECIAL CYCLES

When I was a lad growing up in Burnley I was the very proud possessor of a Hill Special Racing Bike .I bought it second hand from a guy who lived on Plumbe Street .Sadly I let it go later when my employer moved me to Leeds...to a lad who lived on a farm in Cliviger .I really would like another but t...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 287
Views: 30262

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Whatever Millertime . So it's OK to kick him in the head then ? Because somebody has different political views and expresses them in a way you don't like it's legit to assault him ? Where does that kind of logic lead ?
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 287
Views: 30262

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

" HE REALLY DOES BRING IT ALL ON HIMSELF " I can't believe I read that .He is not my cup of tea either ( too far left ) BUT its a sad commentary on the state of this place when you go for a drink with your mates then get set on by four nutters...anybody who thinks there is any way in which this kind...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gout
Replies: 50
Views: 3679

Re: Gout

Got it for the first time in my life about 4 weeks ago...started with pain in the big toe on my left foot..I thought it was a bunion but couldn't get any relief at all from Voltarol and the like..or paracetemol.Over a few days the pain spread right across the ball of my foot and up the two toes next...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 587963

Re: DAEL FRY

Sorry BOYSIE...must have missed it
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 587963

DAEL FRY

BBC saying we've had an £8m bid for him turned down by 'Boro .What do we know about him ?
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: IBS
Replies: 52
Views: 5550

Re: IBS

This can be a real bind.When mine comes on its always a dragging ache in the bottom left hand quadrant which can last for days .Not much will shift it but I do get some relief from Buscopan...get your doctor to prescribe you some...mine prescribed 2 tablets 4 times a day so I know what to do when it...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BEN GIBSON
Replies: 3
Views: 1875

Re: BEN GIBSON

Thanks for that
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BEN GIBSON
Replies: 3
Views: 1875

BEN GIBSON

What's happening ? Have I missed something..heard that Bruce was interested .