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by Hendrickxz
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bubonic Plague
Replies: 7
Views: 1083

Re: Bubonic Plague

I saw part of a Gordon Ramsay programme a couple of weeks ago on somewhere out Far East. They were eating all sorts of shite and there was a mountain rat/marmot thing alive in a cage on the table in case they fancied it frying up. I turned over. Right put me off me pasta!
by Hendrickxz
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer fees
Replies: 8
Views: 958

Re: Transfer fees

And there's talk today of Everton trying to nick Dwight for £16 million? Well they can bog right off! :(
by Hendrickxz
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Neil Warnock is back
Replies: 38
Views: 2476

Re: Neil Warnock is back

Has Ronnie joined him yet?
by Hendrickxz
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will the Chinese never learn from this mess
Replies: 39
Views: 2235

Re: Will the Chinese never learn from this mess

Watched a Gordon Ramsay out Far East programme the other nightwhere he was dining with some locals. They went for the snake in the end but they had a live mountain rat in a cage on the table to choose from as well as a load of other unspeakable delicate little morsels. Disgusting buggars. They shoul...
by Hendrickxz
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: A Tribute to John Connelly
Replies: 26
Views: 1187

Re: ARTICLE: A Tribute to John Connelly

I can still remember him AT the bar in the Sparrow Hawk, Fence. A really nice guy in "real life". Well suited when he eventually got his World Cup medal.
by Hendrickxz
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Now TV
Replies: 39
Views: 2259

Re: Now TV

They can stuff NowTV right where the sun doesn't shine. I forked out £200 for a "season pass" which ended last week. There hasn't been any l;ive football since March (obviously) so I haven't watched a single thing. But now the season is resuming they haven't extended the so-called "season pass". The...
by Hendrickxz
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seafood Pub Company
Replies: 22
Views: 2248

Re: Seafood Pub Company

The Fenwick Arms ! It featured on that shouty scotsman programme before Seafood took over. On a serious note ( hindsight is a great thing ) why did they have to buy so many pubs in one area? Effectively competing against themselves A classic of its kind. The blokes kept retrieving stuff that Ramsay...
by Hendrickxz
Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: mcdonalds in shipley today
Replies: 43
Views: 2199

Re: mcdonalds in shipley today

"Mediocre" That's doing MacShites a big favour! :(

And what's with this board, has it been transported to Yarkshire overnight. Seems to be an awful lot of people from over yon on here...
by Hendrickxz
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT Astronomers/telescopes
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: OT Astronomers/telescopes

Sorry for the delay. He's ten.
by Hendrickxz
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT Astronomers/telescopes
Replies: 5
Views: 337

OT Astronomers/telescopes

Just wondered if we have any amateur stargazers on here? I want to buy my grandson a telescope but haven't the first clue on where to start. Refractor or reflector, magnification, etc, etc. It seems like a bit of a minefield for the non-expert. Looking to spend £100-150 for a starter scope. I have l...
by Hendrickxz
Thu May 28, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker tweet
Replies: 28
Views: 2612

Re: Gary Lineker tweet

I think you might have meant patronising -- which he is surely the personification of! ;)
by Hendrickxz
Thu May 21, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stevenage out of league
Replies: 47
Views: 3124

Re: Stevenage out of league

There won't be many tears shed around Accrington when Stevenage go down. There's "history" between them from the play-offs some years ago. Bit like us and Stockport County (remember them?) :)
by Hendrickxz
Mon May 18, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace should stop dreaming during daylight .
Replies: 17
Views: 1598

Re: Palace should stop dreaming during daylight .

Cracking headline on this post! :D
by Hendrickxz
Sun May 17, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eurovision song contest BBC1
Replies: 17
Views: 654

Re: Eurovision song contest BBC1

tiger76 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 9:51 pm
Shame i missed it,OH! well :)
Were Fleetwood Mac on?? :o
by Hendrickxz
Wed May 13, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old local sayings
Replies: 131
Views: 3470

Re: Old local sayings

My grandad used to say "Gerrup wooden hill" when it was bedtime. An uncle also used to say "Yon tay's a bit fortneet" when someone gave him a cuppa that was "too weak" :D
by Hendrickxz
Tue May 05, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aldi
Replies: 159
Views: 5352

Re: Aldi

IanMcL wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 6:51 am
The wet suits and tools are great on toast!
I always say I am going to look at the shyte aisle while my wife does the shopping. :D
by Hendrickxz
Sun May 03, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports Soccer pass
Replies: 6
Views: 529

Re: Sky Sports Soccer pass

Hi Rileybobs. It's the Sky arm which flogs shorter term passes for Sky services, but is equally difficult if not more so to deal with,. Their live chat has been shut down virtually since the start of the Corona crisis.
by Hendrickxz
Sun May 03, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports Soccer pass
Replies: 6
Views: 529

Re: Sky Sports Soccer pass

Sorry, it's actually NOWTV Jeremy (part of Sky as I understand) and they are virtually impossible to contact at the moment.
by Hendrickxz
Sun May 03, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports Soccer pass
Replies: 6
Views: 529

Sky Sports Soccer pass

At the start of the season I forked out £200 for the Sky soccer pass, which gives you all Sky matches plus Sky Sports channels until the end of the season. Since March, of course, there ain't been any football at all and the stuff they have been putting on Sky Sports has been utter ********. I'd gla...
by Hendrickxz
Sun May 03, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Waitrose Quilted Bathroom Tissue Extracts of Cashmere
Replies: 6
Views: 459

Re: Waitrose Quilted Bathroom Tissue Extracts of Cashmere

Good job it's not Extracts of Kashmir -- that'd probably burn your bum :D
by Hendrickxz
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aware of your own mortality ....
Replies: 38
Views: 1134

Re: Aware of your own mortality ....

I was born in October 1955 and I often wonder about life expectancy in relation to everyone else. I had a friend at school who was superb at physics and it really took me aback when I learnt that he had died, as he and I were from the same year group at Edge End and we were both 18 at the time. In ...
by Hendrickxz
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst well known actor?
Replies: 145
Views: 3376

Re: Worst well known actor?

Yon mon who plays Dev in Coronation Street.
by Hendrickxz
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scams
Replies: 38
Views: 1900

Re: Scams

I went on line to sorn my car while the lockdown is on. A very convincing site took me through the process then asked for £30 to SORN the vehicle. It was only then that I checked the url and realised it wasn't the Government site. There is and has never has been a charge for SORN -- but there might ...
by Hendrickxz
Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we likely to start training again soon?
Replies: 72
Views: 3175

Re: Are we likely to start training again soon?

I sincerely hope that gobbing all over the place is officially banned and becomes a bookable offence. Disgusting habit in whatever situation, but it assumes even more significance, if that's possible, in the current climate. Totally agree. It should be banned in normal life as well> Filthy frigging...
by Hendrickxz
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm missing
Replies: 26
Views: 1272

Re: I'm missing

You missing Oak Furnitureland as well?
by Hendrickxz
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has anyone noticed...
Replies: 30
Views: 1859

Re: Has anyone noticed...

Bit like the tennis courts during Wimbledon fortnight and the couple of weeks after! At least that won't be happening this year. Still, even that would be better than bloody vintage snooker replays!! :(
by Hendrickxz
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Widdop Moor fire today
Replies: 15
Views: 1419

Re: Widdop Moor fire today

The number of people who are going up towards Thursden Valley and Coldwell is scary. I’m up every day as a bailiff on Coldwell reservoirs and the number of people is just shocking- dozens every day, no social distancing, arriving in separate cars and greeting each other, wandering onto private land...
by Hendrickxz
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corona Virus in Mauritius and other Indian Ocean Islands
Replies: 8
Views: 696

Re: Corona Virus in Mauritius and other Indian Ocean Islands

Catching up with Master Chef this week, the last four contestants were taken to Mauritius for a few days cooking. Looks beautiful and the food appears to be a delicious fusion of African/French/Indian. Stay safe Dave. Yep, Mauritius looked fantastic. Just a pity Claire didn't get through :( But the...
by Hendrickxz
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Never again will I take this for granted...
Replies: 42
Views: 2678

Re: Never again will I take this for granted...

houseboy wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:25 pm
I will never again say to my wife 'what are the bloody gandkids doing here again'. In the famous words of Joni Mitchell 'you don't know what you got till it's gone'.
They paved a paradise and put up a parking lot...

Is this the World that we created? Freddie Mercury
by Hendrickxz
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Phillip "look at me" Schofield
Replies: 55
Views: 2485

Phillip "look at me" Schofield

Is there no end to this guy's attention seeking. He wants us all to sing Happy Birthday to the Queen from our doorsteps at 9am tomorrow apparently.Well I for one won't be doing what HE asks for.

But Happy Birthday tomorrow to Mrs Queen :)
by Hendrickxz
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jennings Sneck Lifter Ale
Replies: 22
Views: 1249

Re: Jennings Sneck Lifter Ale

Has anyone seen any bottled Marston's Oyster Stout lately. Booths always used to have it, but it just disappeared from the shelves about two years ago. :cry:
by Hendrickxz
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stirling Moss RIP
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: Stirling Moss RIP

They even did an ad (forget what it was for) where Sterling in person was pulled by a copper who muttered that very phrase. A great all-round driver in grand prix, sports cars, rallies. You name it! Lucky to survive in times when the sport was extremely dangerous. Saw him do a demo drive at the Oult...
by Hendrickxz
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is there anything about lockdown you like?
Replies: 103
Views: 3626

Re: Is there anything about lockdown you like?

There are certain people near me who aren't happy unless they are making a noise -- lawnmowers (just about tolerable) power washers, drills, music louder than it needs to be, banging (with hammers) clattering, chainsawing --the whole bloody lot! It's driving me bonkers -- especially the tosser over ...
by Hendrickxz
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do you recognise this ex-Claret?
Replies: 24
Views: 1486

Re: Do you recognise this ex-Claret?

Bobby still has family in Lancashire, out Leyland way. They run a hard landscaping business. I met em through work a few years ago. I think the guy who owned the business was his nephew.
by Hendrickxz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tony Blair.
Replies: 42
Views: 2104

Re: Tony Blair.

jrgbfc wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:04 pm
Whether you like him or not he'd be handling the current crisis far better than the current lot.
Would he ****.
by Hendrickxz
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Bob Nuttall
Replies: 19
Views: 2718

Re: RIP Bob Nuttall

So sad and shocked to hear about Bob. Not seen him for some years but we were brought up together as kids and went on the Turf together as a big group all crammed in his dad's Simca. Heartfelt sympathies to Les, Jan and Deborah. A terrible time for them all.
by Hendrickxz
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 17
Views: 856

Re: Burnley foodbank

Ah, beat me to it, but I'd prefer to be outdoors if they can figure summat out.
by Hendrickxz
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley foodbank
Replies: 17
Views: 856

Re: Burnley foodbank

Good stuff. There must be some folks right in the mire with the effects of this bloody virus. Is there somewhere to easily drop off stuff without coming into contact with anyone? A collection point of some sort?
by Hendrickxz
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car Tax
Replies: 16
Views: 797

Re: Car Tax

You are sure you are on the DVLA website aren't you. I went to SORN one of ours the other day because of the virus and a message flaqshed up that they wanted £30 to do it -- I'd landed on a spoof site and it was so convincing the alarms bells didn't ring until the last minute!
by Hendrickxz
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prince Charles
Replies: 46
Views: 2797

Re: Prince Charles

I didn't know until the other day that Prince Charles lives at Birkhall when in Scotland. I suppose I should have guessed...
by Hendrickxz
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1906

Re: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?

Rightway at Brierfield lights is open (old Greyhound pub) Strictly three customers at a time and the staff are all geared up in masks and gloves. The hardware shop at Padiham (the top one) was open yesterday. Things are changing so quickly I'd check first. As for using Algon -- it's acetic acid, you...
by Hendrickxz
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clap for Our Carers
Replies: 45
Views: 2238

Re: Clap for Our Carers

Don't forget that a lot more people in such as Italy and Spain live in apartment blocks so that it has turned into a bit of a community event every night for them. If I went outside at 8pm I am pretty sure nobody would hear me! Folks across Europe (apart from maybe those of Teutonic breeding) also g...
by Hendrickxz
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conspiracy Theory - coronavirus
Replies: 23
Views: 1273

Re: Conspiracy Theory - coronavirus

ClaretAndJew wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:31 pm
Yes they just infected loads of their own people for it to then spread here.

It's time for me to self isolate from UTC.

Stay safe.
Can't see a country that is willing to turn tanks on its own people or make millions of people it doesn't like "disappear" worrying too much!
by Hendrickxz
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 7.45am Friday across Europe...
Replies: 24
Views: 1735

Re: 7.45am Friday across Europe...

mdd2 wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:31 pm
And then nip out to the supermarket and buy up all the loo rolls and pasta
Buy?
by Hendrickxz
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to release the prisoners
Replies: 35
Views: 1530

Re: Time to release the prisoners

Time to half their rations! :o
by Hendrickxz
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dogfishing Whilst Trapped in My Flat
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Dogfishing Whilst Trapped in My Flat

Alanstevensonsgloves wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:14 am
Dogfishing Whilst Trapped in My Flat....

Great title for that 'difficult' second album

EDIT: or a typical Half Man Half Biscuit track

I was just thinking it reminded me of Paul Simon's song title "René and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog After the War.” or Salmon Fishing in the Yemen!
by Hendrickxz
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dogfishing Whilst Trapped in My Flat
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Dogfishing Whilst Trapped in My Flat

Thanks to all contributors to this thread for brightening up my day!
by Hendrickxz
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What Song Best Fits Life today?
Replies: 66
Views: 1790

Re: What Song Best Fits Life today?

Chris Rea "Road to Hell"/ Talking Heads "Road to Nowhere"
by Hendrickxz
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alternatives to hand sanitisers
Replies: 33
Views: 1569

Re: Alternatives to hand sanitisers

Now I am not advocating this in any way, shape or form, but I once hear tell of a prominent GP in the Calder Valley visiting the bog during a function at Tod Golf Club. All the stalls were occupied so he proceeded to unzip, yank out his member and **** in the sink. On noticing the line of blokes sta...
by Hendrickxz
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City player self-isolating
Replies: 55
Views: 2434

Re: City player self-isolating

ClaretAndJew wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:24 pm
It's OK they can all just wash their hands it'll be fine.
I would have thought the disgusting habit some players have of flobbing and gobbing all over the pitch might be a bigger threat than their hands!