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by KateR
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 86
Views: 1907

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

Well I found this very interesting.I was hoping for some tips or advice. Dropping is as important as buying. Been plenty of investment threads, yet I totally agree this is not the place for getting advise and reacting on it other than thinking, that's interesting, I will get more advise, profession...
by KateR
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 86
Views: 1907

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

seems every subject thread is a divisive one these days, can see both points of view, there have been odd times I have thought about posting something, but within 5 nanoseconds decided not to for exactly the type of comments, attacks and abuse being posted here. If someone posts something that some ...
by KateR
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Classic albums revisited
Replies: 35
Views: 530

Re: Classic albums revisited

Funny, I had just started this playing before opening the computer 2 mins ago :)

Not really a classic but one I like when I am doing work etc. also find myself tapping away without even thinking about it :)
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Switched off after 7 minutes
Replies: 41
Views: 2488

Re: Switched off after 7 minutes

this thread is much more depressing than the actual match, so for that reason I am done here
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 744
Views: 68910

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

I need a laugh today after that
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most challenging golf course within 20 miles of Burnley...
Replies: 29
Views: 1552

Re: Most challenging golf course within 20 miles of Burnley...

I can't remember the name but the course in Blackpool with the Windmill on the 6th was always the most difficult for me, I was broken every time I came off that hole, the kids got to know it and laughed so much, so I swallowed my pride.
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 86
Views: 1907

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

so just for final clarification, is this a managed fund by others "experts" or by yourself?
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Switched off after 7 minutes
Replies: 41
Views: 2488

Re: Switched off after 7 minutes

I think it is a must watch, after that everything will look better, all about perspectives.
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 86
Views: 1907

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

Well 2021 holiday is mainly paid for, villa was paid for this year but cancelled due to Covid as were the flights. 2021 Tenerife holiday is therefore mainly paid for. If we can go. So 2022 is my target for removing funds to pay for holidays. :) OK let's have a firm commitment, which month in 2022, ...
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

My thoughts were: A lot of injuries and Brighton looked more than OK against Villa last weekend. understand that but Villa are not Liverpool and look at last week versus Leicester, injuries didn't seem to make a lot of differences then, today was luck more than anything IMO. Yet, we take our chance...
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:39 pm
I expect the majority would have selected City today, surely.
I expected very few to take that route, simply not in me to bet against them, so for example if I continue to progress I think BFC as my pick will be much later, yet yes there were so many that made that choice. :o
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 86
Views: 1907

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

Lowbankclaret wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:35 pm
Happy to be open to suggestions on when I share. Say 1st of every month??
I think monthly provides a good indication of changes, when is your cut of for taking the funds for the holiday, interesting to see if you end up at a B&B, Butlins, Spain, Maldives or a month cruise, lol
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

if Leicester fail to win, that will see a real decimation of players for next round.

I had expected more to go for Liverpool to be honest.
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investing, sharing my new portfolio
Replies: 86
Views: 1907

Re: Investing, sharing my new portfolio

looks to be a conservative set, I have two of those but maybe through the different vehicles, my S&P has done very well over the last 7 years. Just asked them to increase my Emerging Markets and add several Foundation Markets to change the mix last week, so we will see what the future brings, how of...
by KateR
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester City v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 62
Views: 2944

Re: Manchester City v Burnley - Player Ratings

it really was difficult to watch, certainly the worst I seen Tark's play from what I can remember, McNeil I thought was much better than the previous couple of matches, what a horrible day for BPF to make a debut, I expect Nick to tell him, look, it's been the same for me for the last few times so y...
by KateR
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 26
Views: 756

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

My reply to the question does England have a Thanksgiving Day was always... July 4th. My reply to all Americans when they want to discuss holidays, is that they would not really have any of these holidays if not for the English, they get confused: I refer them to Thanksgiving and July 4 as examples...
by KateR
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fully Electric Cars
Replies: 121
Views: 5882

Re: Fully Electric Cars

In my last role, I happened to spend a lot of time building EV businesses. A couple of thoughts for you all: 1. Battery life/mileage: Most people only do a few big journeys a few times a year - average per journey is a range of 8- 11 miles 2. Battery reuse - is an issue but they can be converted in...
by KateR
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 26
Views: 756

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

Typically our Christmas Tree would go up tomorrow, however with this awful year it went up early this week, will be the first time since we have been here to have the tree up but I quite like it, so might keep this tradition. Thanksgiving also marks the start of the "holidays" or "holiday season", w...
by KateR
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 26
Views: 756

Happy Thanksgiving

Just a note to say Happy Thanksgiving to all our American supporters who might venture here, regardless of where you are in the world.

I'm looking forward to tomorrow for one :)
by KateR
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 744
Views: 68910

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

:shock:
by KateR
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Photos of Turf Moor- a thread
Replies: 77
Views: 4600

Re: Photos of Turf Moor- a thread

Not a picture but I really like these kinds of thing personally.

Some really fabulous pictures posted, please keep them coming.
by KateR
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vote for your man of the match against Crystal Palace
Replies: 17
Views: 645

Re: Vote for your man of the match against Crystal Palace

JRod or Nick for me, in the end went for JRod, just, because his 90+ minutes contribution I thought was excellent, Nick save fantastic plus thhe other really good save when McNeil made that atrocious backpass. Yes Nick ensured we kept the 3 points but I think JRod's play and his involvement in CW's ...
by KateR
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 744
Views: 68910

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by KateR
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Crystal Palace - Player Ratings
Replies: 65
Views: 3134

Re: Burnley v Crystal Palace - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Lowton 6
Mee 8
Tarkowski 8
Taylor 7
Gudmundsson 5
Brownhill 6
Westwood 6
McNeil 4
Wood 7
Rodriguez 9
by KateR
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fully Electric Cars
Replies: 121
Views: 5882

Re: Fully Electric Cars

Lampposts are being used as charging points, so even on a terraced street, if they have lighting then cars can be charged relatively easily, it's certainly not as difficult as some are trying to make out. Although it is a moot point really because all drivers are never going to change 2021, the real...
by KateR
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The year 2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1000

Re: The year 2020

By no means my worst year, have had several I would not trade for this year but it's all down to personal circumstances. I would think globally has to be the worst in my generation and younger but had my parents been around, then this year would have been much worse personally I suspect, however, if...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Learning A Foreign Language
Replies: 60
Views: 2000

Re: Learning A Foreign Language

When learning some Dutch I found it incredibly helpful watching a Dutch film with English subtitles. Get some Portuguese film/TV with a Portuguese soundtrack and English subtitles. Streaming services may be limited outside the country but if you can buy/download some local media with Portuguese sou...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Vehicle
Replies: 216
Views: 8980

Re: Hydrogen Vs Electric Vehicle

in order to try and take out one Elec Vehicle threads from an old one I have renamed it as Hydrogen versus EV, don't expect it to last long but a few have commented on hydrogen, so thought I would try to change that discussion to here for anyone interested. Clearly trying to change the thread title ...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

one of my strategies was to pick a team not playing today, that way I could not be in the first batch eliminated, job done, I've got further than some lol, tenuous I know but it's just me :P
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What day is it today then?
Replies: 29
Views: 1246

Re: What day is it today then?

Now it's the day after Biden's birthday :P
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2995

Re: Electric Cars

Funny thing, since I invested in my Tesla. At superchargers, folk talk to each other! No one ever spoke to me while I was injecting diesel. Is that because you have to stand around longer and not in the same rush? Genuine question because I have no idea how long it takes using the supercharger!
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:17 pm
90 men standing is now 74
I've decided this "men" standing is sexist!! :P
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fully Electric Cars
Replies: 121
Views: 5882

Re: Fully Electric Cars

Seems sensible....I disagree on the issue of "might be supplied from 100% renewable " though. Until we reach the point where every single kwh consumed is produced by renewables it is always the case that plugging something in will cause some fuel to be burnt somewhere (mostly gas these days). You c...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

I'm not actually playing, but still interested in who gets eliminated. The rules don't appear to be linked from the OP although I've seen a page with them on over the last week or so. ah ahh, so you don't know the rules either but I will admit you seem to have seen more than I did lol, you can expe...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:54 pm
Spot the brain cell :)
thank you :) Where are the rules Frank, can you point me to them>
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

:? well I'm lost, I thought I could pick any team for each entry despite what others might have picked, in fact I thought if you wanted I could pick the same team week after week if I wanted, but as said the foodbank is going to be the winner and I entered never expecting to win or go far, I suppose...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2995

Re: Electric Cars

At present 90% of people (Daily Telegraph article) who own electric cars, also own petrol or diesel cars. This is because electric cars are not yet as flexible or as well provided for as internal combustion engine cars. They probably will be by 2030, but they aren't now and they won't be in 2021. A...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Vehicle
Replies: 216
Views: 8980

Re: Electric Vehicle

Hydrogen is for the future but the infrastructure is way behind EV's. Production and transport of hydrogen is much more tricky than LPG/Petrol, building stations for H2 production are so much more costly today than putting in a EV charging point. H2 is typically produced from main hydrocarbon facili...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 744
Views: 68910

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

Caught my son chewing on electric cords

So I just had to ground him.

Currently he's doing better

Conducting himself in a proper manner.

NEXT: :)
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2995

Re: Electric Cars

Spot on. This is the main point for me, charging times will plummet as the science grows. It won't be a problem in a few years, but charging points will have to be provided many more times from now as those years pass, and I think they will be. why, if you want to go this route, charger at home, mo...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fully Electric Cars
Replies: 121
Views: 5882

Re: Fully Electric Cars

They are great for reducing your carbon footprint if you imagine that all the electricity you charge them with doesn't come from coal fired power stations. And the lithium for the batteries isn't mined from third world countries, producing massive amounts of toxic waste in the process It's great in...
by KateR
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2995

Re: Electric Cars

I don't think there is a question anymore regarding EV's vs ICE, ICE days are numbered so it's just a question of when you will change and will you hold on long enough to change from ICE to FCEV, if you change during the next 10 years most/majority will change to EV during the next 7 years but if yo...
by KateR
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What day is it today then?
Replies: 29
Views: 1246

Re: What day is it today then?

Biden's birthday but not trying to make anything political about it, happy birthday Joe
by KateR
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs to sum up BFC'S current plight
Replies: 43
Views: 1035

Re: Songs to sum up BFC'S current plight

jut how I see it at the moment, interpret the song how you will be suits my needs and thoughts for now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SbUC-UaAxE
by KateR
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venkys
Replies: 36
Views: 2487

Re: Venkys

If it were me, I would walk away now, draw a line under it, and put the losses down to experience. Perhaps invest in an IPL cricket team instead. Something closer to home. if it was me I would double down and buy BFC, use all the lessons learned in how not to run a club plus use BRFC as a feeder cl...
by KateR
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

received thanks Tony :)
by KateR
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2995

Re: Electric Cars

If you are in the US, your electricity supply differs to the UK. From what I see, US EV drivers appear to suffer from slower charging times as standard because of the supply differences to the UK. Its fairly common to have a 7.2kw/h charger here if your living situation permits, which means that it...
by KateR
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

My reply came to my Paypal acc email address (which is different to my UTC acc) very quickly after payment went through 🙂 yes, understand that, "our" paypal email address is my husbands mail, he says not there but may have deleted, I can not access hubby's mail, don't check it, so have to take his ...
by KateR
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Man Standing is launched
Replies: 199
Views: 4297

Re: Last Man Standing is launched

Thanks Kate, I've just checked & paid it's right, I don't usually tweak with the settings I normally keep everything hassle free. welcome, since I had not received mail I went looking to be sure which mail I had used here, was not expecting it to be from the payment, in my case PayPal, so I had che...