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by Loyalclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Zealand Clarets ready for the weekend
Replies: 44
Views: 1376

Re: New Zealand Clarets ready for the weekend

AotearoaClaret wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:05 am
Had to do something to cover my face!

Hope you are well mate (any clues?)
Your parents took us both to Wigan's old ground whilst we were at school 😉

Hope you and your family are well. Nice to see you flying the claret flag far away 😎
by Loyalclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool v Burnley 1990
Replies: 26
Views: 1427

Re: Blackpool v Burnley 1990

I remember this game. It was extremely windy for that time of the year. Just over a year later we went there in the Autoglass Trophy, we t one down and ended up winning 1-3. As for the game where the referee added on a lot of time at the end with us leading 0-2, that was towards the end of the prom...
by Loyalclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Zealand Clarets ready for the weekend
Replies: 44
Views: 1376

Re: New Zealand Clarets ready for the weekend

Recognise a couple of faces, first picture Kieron on the left went to the Saturday clubs in late 1990's.

Looks like Tom behind the beard 8-)

UTC
by Loyalclaret
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your winter photos
Replies: 182
Views: 5942

Re: Your winter photos

When a photograph doesn't do the scene justice...
Low mist filling The Vale of Burnley from Towneley to Turf. The rolling hills to the singing ringing tree frost covered, set on a pale claret and blue sky.

That's how I saw it this morning anyway!
Image
by Loyalclaret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC In Memoriam 2020
Replies: 55
Views: 1974

Re: Burnley FC In Memoriam 2020

Moving reading such a long list of people connected to the club, those names you know and don't

RIP Clarets
by Loyalclaret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injured players update
Replies: 34
Views: 4742

Re: Injured players update

Might get a decent 11 on this by the end of winter
by Loyalclaret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please help a Burnley fan in need
Replies: 79
Views: 4225

Re: Please help a Burnley fan in need

@fact

FACT
by Loyalclaret
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your winter photos
Replies: 182
Views: 5942

Re: Your winter photos

Boohoo off Eastern Avenue where the tip is, heading towards the hospital I think
by Loyalclaret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: Decent hiking boots?
Replies: 81
Views: 2413

Re: OT: Decent hiking boots?

Altberg boots for the winter season, gtx merrel lightweight boots for the other 3 seasons. As someone else suggested, get some custom insoles. Warm and Dry at Whalley will get you fitted out correctly, well worth a visit (not sure if they are open at the moment though), but they certainly know thei...
by Loyalclaret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snowing
Replies: 56
Views: 5663

Re: Snowing

Goes without stating but be careful on the roads.

Just helped a neighbour who had got their car stuck and another neighbour walked down the street saying he'd just smashed his car into a wall going down Brunshaw Road
by Loyalclaret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is full.
Replies: 80
Views: 7630

Re: Barley is full.

yorkyclaret wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:11 pm
Big car park and The Cabin closed from today.
That'll stop people parking infront of the driveways
by Loyalclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your winter photos
Replies: 182
Views: 5942

Re: Your winter photos

We live in a beautiful country 👌
by Loyalclaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 8513

Re: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC

Papal Conclave
Papal Conclave
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Think it is happening - white smoke from the Turf this morning
by Loyalclaret
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 176
Views: 10250

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

The Trial of the Chicago 7. Good watch highlighting a joke trial, overseen by a terrible judge
by Loyalclaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top ten walks.
Replies: 20
Views: 1515

Re: Top ten walks.

On that list Craster, Dunstanburgh & Low Newton circuit, in Northumberland is a wonderful stroll.

Snowdon Horseshoe is the best walk I've enjoyed.

Closer to home-- Hurstwood, surrounding area and Thieveley Pike
by Loyalclaret
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corona for Christmas
Replies: 49
Views: 2416

Re: Corona for Christmas

I just can’t imagine how it is possible to genuinely self isolate for 10 days. Does the NHS help arrange supplies of food and toiletries when self isolating? Or do they just leave you to struggle through yourself? There is quite a bit of support available. Track n trace ask if you need help, also Y...
by Loyalclaret
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bene n Hot.
Replies: 39
Views: 1510

Re: Bene n Hot.

One shot, no water into a coffee at h/t
by Loyalclaret
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corona for Christmas
Replies: 49
Views: 2416

Re: Corona for Christmas

Painkillers for the head ache. I did not have chance to rest but felt like sleeping for days.

Lasted about 8 days, lucky to say it was mild but would not want it again.
by Loyalclaret
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone remember the Chelsea skinheads...
Replies: 69
Views: 3574

Re: Anyone remember the Chelsea skinheads...

Bigbopper wrote:
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:26 pm
The last I heard of Hicky he was running a bar in Thailand but that's a few years ago.
Pretty sure he is in the Philippines - saw a video of him at his bar at the start of lockdown telling people all was well 'no one wearing masks, haven't seen masks since Millwall in the 70's and the beer is 80p'
by Loyalclaret
Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pigs in Blankets
Replies: 39
Views: 1433

Re: Pigs in Blankets

Order some pigs in blankets as a side from Bistro 197 at the weekend...full size sausages, very tasty but I was expecting something I could nibble through as a side... 3 on top of the one already placed on my turkey burger was too much 😅

Remember pigs in blankets are not just for Christmas
by Loyalclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return to Turf Moor Update
Replies: 335
Views: 8068

Re: Return to Turf Moor Update

We are missing a trick. Fulham have packed their fans in behind both goals, not quite down to the front of the stands. Why cant we use the Cricket Field Stand? No away fans so we could use it all. Why not use the J Mac Lower, have the fans close to the opposition. I get Bob Lord for Directors and s...
by Loyalclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bene n Hot Chocolate for Supper - Recipe Here
Replies: 32
Views: 913

Re: Bene n Hot Chocolate for Supper - Recipe Here

Have I missed the annual Christmas Bénédictine is available at x supermarket on offer thread?

Fancy a bottle, never bought one previously so don't know the normal price?
by Loyalclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad news, hearing another fan has passed.
Replies: 28
Views: 3051

Re: Sad news, hearing another fan has passed.

Very sad - a sound lad and big Claret.

Bumped into him from a young age with another Padiham lad who went to many games up and down the country. Even with the MS taking its toll he would still make it into the Cricketfield to get behind the team. Always had a good chat.

RIP Monksy
by Loyalclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return to Turf Moor Update
Replies: 335
Views: 8068

Re: Return to Turf Moor Update

Genuine question; how would the club have communicated things like this in the pre-internet days? How about fixture changes? Telephone call or by mail? Not sure but I can say I caught the bus to Turf for night games mid to late 90's and walked down Brunshaw Rd confused when the flood lights were no...
by Loyalclaret
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Problems with Club Website
Replies: 24
Views: 1321

Re: Problems with Club Website

Possibly the most important time to have a functioning e-commerce website
by Loyalclaret
Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The killer of 7 year old Emily Jones found not guilty of murder
Replies: 82
Views: 3093

Re: The killer of 7 year old Emily Jones found not guilty of murder

. Once the prosecution saw the medical reports they dropped the murder charge, as there was virtually no chance of success. This is normal practice, but as already said, in practical terms it will make no difference The only bit I question is why it gets this far when the prosecution will have been...
by Loyalclaret
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Gibson interview
Replies: 56
Views: 4021

Re: New Gibson interview

I suppose it just comes down to him thinking he'd do a better job than Tarks or Mee. And Dyche didn't think he would. Makes you wonder why we broke our transfer record for someone who'd be a bench warmer, barring injuries. You can't really blame Gibson for coming, he's obviously going to back himse...
by Loyalclaret
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jordan North in Welsh jungle
Replies: 440
Views: 25579

Re: Jordan North in Welsh jungle

It’s being filmed in a castle in Wales 10 minutes from where my daughter lives and works. I’ve been to the castle back in March pre lockdown and before they had any idea they might get this gig. The castle was in a bit of a state as there had been a number of issues with it (fire or burglary or som...
by Loyalclaret
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Republic of Ireland
Replies: 89
Views: 2735

Re: England vs Republic of Ireland

Did the Irish turn and face a flag drapped over the manager's bench for their national anthem!?!
by Loyalclaret
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 24hr Pendle Hill challenge for PH7 Wellbeing Charity
Replies: 0
Views: 328

24hr Pendle Hill challenge for PH7 Wellbeing Charity

Two lads from Burnley about to finish 24hr of continuous laps of Pendle Hill. John and Scott started at 10am on Friday and endured hours of terrible rain yesterday. Managed to join them in the cold last night to support them for a couple of laps which was enough. They are raising money for Burnley-b...
by Loyalclaret
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11459

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

One Nation Conservatives
by Loyalclaret
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 176
Views: 10250

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Suits - late to the party but hooked. 3 or 4 episodes a night

Social Dilemma - highly recommend, should be shown to young teenagers
by Loyalclaret
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mortgage advice
Replies: 28
Views: 1493

Re: Mortgage advice

We were in a similar situation, 5 year fix that will almost complete the mortgage with a couple of years over payment within the % rules. My wife got the rate cheaper than the financial advisor by going through the bank. With a separate BTL many providers had the same deal but more expensive for fee...
by Loyalclaret
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Still missing the turf?
Replies: 63
Views: 2625

Re: Still missing the turf?

Not missing the football, missing the turf personally.
by Loyalclaret
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 16759

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

Everything you need to know about the President in that video
by Loyalclaret
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 16759

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

Get through it like Boris, wish him luck obviously, it will probably help with his approval ratings.
by Loyalclaret
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 285
Views: 12737

Re: New Lockdown

Wonder if this is how they believe BAME community are more vulnerable, imagine this would be recorded?
" The number of people admitted to hospital and the number of deaths are much more comparable"
by Loyalclaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport
Replies: 44
Views: 2774

Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport

Sean comments on whether the Premier League should help with financial help due to situation clubs find themselves in
www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/sep/22/g ... ncial-ruin
by Loyalclaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans to get back on the turf
Replies: 108
Views: 5140

Re: Fans to get back on the turf

I think some people might be surprised by how many season ticket holders aren't bothered about going back with all the restrictions, especially the games that are on TV. Lots of people I know feel the same, many whho attend all home games as season ticket holders and a fair number of away games ove...
by Loyalclaret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: About time too
Replies: 25
Views: 2235

Re: About time too

Thank the lord
by Loyalclaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Birmingham
Replies: 132
Views: 5995

Re: Birmingham

27 year old arrested
by Loyalclaret
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eat out to help out
Replies: 112
Views: 5086

Re: Eat out to help out

Astoria in Burnley, recommend if looking for somewhere to eat in town as it has been excellent each time we've been, 30% off "full bill" Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday in September.
by Loyalclaret
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eat out to help out
Replies: 112
Views: 5086

Re: Eat out to help out

Just been in the Waddington Arms who are continuing some kind of deal. Polazzo on Wednesday afternoon had the 25% off Crepes place in Burnley has a deal Mon/Tues. Places would be stupid not to continue to offer a deal, even if it is not that much of deal, with the impetus this has created. Noticed t...
by Loyalclaret
Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans return
Replies: 58
Views: 3489

Re: Fans return

Didn't notice anyone sitting together at the Brighton v Chelsea game. Yes it was a trial but can't see it being a coincidence that nobody was sat together. They can't dish out tickets on the assumption of people being in the same bubble as what if that changes before the day of the match and a rela...
by Loyalclaret
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Horse and Trap
Replies: 20
Views: 1060

Re: Horse and Trap

Came past Turf earlier - could they be anything to do with the fayre on Thompson Park
by Loyalclaret
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flooring options
Replies: 30
Views: 1604

Re: Flooring options

We have solid wood throughout the downstairs, Karndean in the office.

The wood looks good, as does the Karndean but that is easier to keep looking neat and tidy.

I would not change either, not sure I'd have Karndean throughout the house.
by Loyalclaret
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 3 years ago today
Replies: 27
Views: 1521

Re: 3 years ago today

I was also in London with my wife for the athletics. She wouldn't let me to go the match, I followed it from Borough Market
Bitch
by Loyalclaret
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Marsden Park Open Air Swimming Pool
Replies: 33
Views: 2383

Re: Marsden Park Open Air Swimming Pool

Other than the cold water-- my memories are the basket you put you clothes in and the wasps.

Remember finding loads of foreign notes in the pool, thinking we were going to be rich, drying them out and exchanging them for nothing!
by Loyalclaret
Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aberdeen match postponed as their players are covidiots
Replies: 30
Views: 2041

Re: Aberdeen match postponed as their players are covidiots

Not related to football but...

Heard on the radio that the snooker was held up because of a player sitting in the wrong seat, which then had to be cleaned. Wondered if sports people will start to use covid-19 measures a tactic?
by Loyalclaret
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's eating out to help out?
Replies: 123
Views: 4738

Re: Who's eating out to help out?

Good shout Wells, Wilfreds is worth a visit. We ate there a couple of weeks ago and enjoyed it