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by Foreverly Claret
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hampstead Claret RIP
Replies: 159
Views: 5531

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: 2835

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: 1840

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: 61
Views: 1923

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: 1288

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: 1001

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: 3189

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: 880

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: 274
Views: 14374

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: 274
Views: 14374

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...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gout
Replies: 50
Views: 2042

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: 477817

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: 477817

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: 3152

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: 1808

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: 1808

BEN GIBSON

What's happening ? Have I missed something..heard that Bruce was interested .
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: D-Day landing
Replies: 70
Views: 3341

Re: D-Day landing

My late dad was actively involved in D-Day.He was in the Royal Navy...on Motor Torpedo Boats ( MTBs ) and they were backwards and forwards to and from France from the 6th onwards..protecting the Mulberry Harbours etc..mainly at Arromanches .He was 26 and was by far the oldest seaman ( non officer ) ...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose Antonio Reyes killed in a traffic collision
Replies: 18
Views: 2015

REYES

220 kmph...132mph. Not much chance of surviving a crash at that speed...if any.
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Book Recommendations - Crime/Thriller
Replies: 16
Views: 727

Re: Book Recommendations - Crime/Thriller

Connelly is amazing and the Haller / Bosch tales are hard to match but if you want to try an English writer go for James Craig and the Inspector Carlyle series...try reading them in order.
by Foreverly Claret
Thu May 16, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: poachies on toast for tea :)
Replies: 41
Views: 2431

Re: poachies on toast for tea :)

Shepherds pie made with cheesy mash and pickled beetroot
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 14, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crete Transfers
Replies: 23
Views: 1355

Re: Crete Transfers

I've just checked K-Tel Crete and the buses to Heraklion from Chania ( calling at Rethimnon ) are every hour from 6.30 am onwards and it takes about 2 and a half hours .15 euros .Its a long way but you'll see a lot of Crete and the taxi fare would be bloody expensive if you did it that way .Loads of...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 14, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crete Transfers
Replies: 23
Views: 1355

Re: Crete Transfers

Yes...I've done this loads of times .The bus services on Crete are terrific .You'll easily get a hotel for the night in Chania then the following morning get the bus to Heraklion bus station and change there for wherever you are going...I've done it to Heraklion then on to Hersonissos , stalis ,Mahl...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 14, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Dean
Replies: 45
Views: 3370

Re: Mike Dean

I wish he could referee all our matches
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 14, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news
Replies: 154
Views: 6261

Re: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news

Clearly we are not privy to the evidence produced at this blokes trial but what I can't understand is that the tragedy was caused by an influx of fans to a terrace that was ALREADY full of ticket-holding fans who presumably had no problem in negotiating their way through the turnstiles...even if the...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question Time
Replies: 109
Views: 4657

Re: Question Time

Lancaster Claret spot on here.Where are all these wonderful WTO deals that Farage rants on about going to come from ? .Liam Fox has been trying to put some together for bloody ages now with bugger all worthwhile results...he was in Iceland yesterday...that's going to do us a power of good isn't it ?...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat May 11, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NORMAN'S CHIPPY
Replies: 8
Views: 2430

NORMAN'S CHIPPY

Over the years we have been frequent visitors on match days to Norman's Chippy on Lyndhurst Road after our trip from Leeds..not the fastest at serving but great fodder and good portions .They are opening this Sunday for the last time under Cath and Norman who are then retiring...we wish them all the...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri May 10, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question Time
Replies: 109
Views: 4657

Re: Question Time

Farage...an opportunistic LOSER...stood for parliament 7 ( SEVEN ) times...failed 7 ( SEVEN ) times...a one trick pony .On the programme...she ( Fiona ) needs to sharpen up but its difficult when you've got an audience like that one who won't even listen to all the arguments.
by Foreverly Claret
Thu May 09, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SPERONI LEAVING PALACE...POPE ???
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

SPERONI LEAVING PALACE...POPE ???

I wonder
by Foreverly Claret
Mon May 06, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Restaurant recommendations
Replies: 40
Views: 2982

Re: Restaurant recommendations

Stubbing Wharf at Hebden Bridge .
by Foreverly Claret
Thu May 02, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simple pleasures...
Replies: 74
Views: 3287

Re: Simple pleasures...

Just had black pudding for tea after a trip out to Tod today...and a pint of Ruddles for £1.75 in the White Hart.My cup runneth over !
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Heaton,Taylor,Mee,Tarks,Lowton,Hendrick,Cork,Westwood,McNeil,Barnes and Wood
Replies: 21
Views: 2926

Re: FAO Heaton,Taylor,Mee,Tarks,Lowton,Hendrick,Cork,Westwood,McNeil,Barnes and Wood

Spot on Vegas.Just seen Hendrick's goal on News at Ten.Shivers down the spine stuff.
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Re: Ben Mee

Great player; great performance and a great servant to the Club
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton
Replies: 44
Views: 3326

Re: Lowton

Bloody hell...what do some people want ? We get a great result at a crucial time against one of the top 6 away from home ..and you pick out one player for a roasting ! Hazard, on his day ,is world class and , in the first half he was really up for it BUT they only scored TWO.,..same as us .UTC
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Neil Warnock
Replies: 19
Views: 1879

Re: Neil Warnock

I'd have to be bloody hungry and thirsty to go for that !
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What music are you listening to right now
Replies: 74
Views: 2209

Re: What music are you listening to right now

Eddie Cochran.....Singin' to my baby
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Grammar school
Replies: 35
Views: 2083

Re: Grammar school

Surely its all about the quality of teaching and leadership.Four of my years at BGS were crap..the last two weren't bad and I had two or three teachers in particular who got me the results I needed...Vic Stott for French and Cardew Robinson/Joe Chaplow for English .The first head was a divisive nob ...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Black Pudding on Burnley open market
Replies: 77
Views: 4022

Re: Black Pudding on Burnley open market

Happy days...every Monday ( early 60s ) used to walk down into burnley from the old grammar School and have a "lean " one at a stall there...I think they sold tripe as well but could be wrong .Had a trip to Tod recently with 2 mates for a drink and bought three belters from a butchers stal...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Athens derby abandoned
Replies: 5
Views: 1621

Re: Athens derby abandoned

Greeks not friendly in Athens ????? I've just spent a week there based in Piraeus and they are great .Its a minority of the nob headed football "fans " who aren't friendly...just like here .Olympiakos are from Piraeus as we know and the rivalry with the Athens teams is just like that betwe...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Sensational Turf Moor news – Jimmy Mac is transfer listed
Replies: 27
Views: 1418

Re: ARTICLE: Sensational Turf Moor news – Jimmy Mac is transfer listed

Lord never gave any reason for his action so , inevitably , the town believed that one of of its favourite adopted sons had been treated very shabbily ….he ( Lord ) did some very strange things at times like banning the Burnley Express from the press box .I remember hearing about it at work in my fi...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 4th Official and the ball
Replies: 39
Views: 4738

Re: 4th Official and the ball

Not mentioned at all on Match of the Day ...whereas the corner was viewed from every angle
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Massive, Outstanding, Huge
Replies: 47
Views: 6191

Re: Massive, Outstanding, Huge

GREAT all round performance...Wood a real handful today and a superb touch from him at the end giving his shirt to the disabled lad in the JH lower and JT absolutely awesome
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Tottenham
Replies: 31
Views: 1952

Re: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Tottenham

Pretty good I thought

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by Foreverly Claret
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DI MARIA
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

DI MARIA

Bottles thrown at the bloke last night .Punishment for Utd. ?... (on top of the stuffing )...if not why not ?
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Day the Music Died
Replies: 23
Views: 1916

Re: The Day the Music Died

I lived on Romney avenue at the time and did a morning paper round for Fred Rycroft at the post office across from the Rose and Crown.My first delivery was on Rossetti avenue so I had loads of time to read the headlines as I walked up Reynolds Street...must have been the 4th when it was splashed acr...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good jokes
Replies: 143
Views: 14648

Re: Good jokes

Here goes

Two Nuns in the bath

First nun : Where's the soap ?


Second nun : It certainly does
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Lampard not surprised in our Bogle interest
Replies: 19
Views: 2769

BOGLE

What do we know about this lad ? I thought he was a right back...do we need another ?
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quick poll...
Replies: 67
Views: 2288

Re: Quick poll...

yes
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC – Annual In Memoriam
Replies: 15
Views: 1042

ANNUAL IN MEMORIAM DAY:Canadaclaret

I see that today we are remembering fans / associates who sadly passed away in the last 12 months I didn't know about this or I would have asked for Canadaclaret to be included .Steve was a true fan and a regular contributor to this board .During his years at Towneley he was a ball boy on the Turf a...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones on This Week
Replies: 128
Views: 5225

Re: Owen Jones on This Week

Can't believe #13 was allowed on here..what a stupid thing to say .As Joey said perhaps you should have been on College Green too ! Anybody advocating violence in any circumstance should not be posting on here .
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FIRST EVER CLARETS BET
Replies: 14
Views: 891

FIRST EVER CLARETS BET

I was out with my mate on New Years Eve...he is a regional manager for Corals and we got talking about last nights match .I couldn't believe we were 14/5 and after the way we played on Sunday decided to have a punt...my first ever bet on the Clarets...happy days .Great game last night couldn't go bu...

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