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by Dressinggown
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford
Replies: 67
Views: 5977

Re: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford

https://i0.wp.com/www.lowerhousecc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/img_1279-1.png Further information; Update as more and more information evolves across the week: Frank is in communication with LCB who are in logistical discussion with Lancashire County Cricket Club regarding match day logistics. W...
by Dressinggown
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford
Replies: 67
Views: 5977

Re: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford

Old Trafford awaits for Little Old Lowerhouse by Adam Hope | 20 Aug, 2017 To top off an amazing weekend, Lowerhouse have beaten town rivals Burnley in the semi final of the Lancashire Cup. The final will be played at Emerates Old Trafford, on Sunday 3rd September, 12.30pm start versus Ormskirk who b...
by Dressinggown
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford
Replies: 67
Views: 5977

Re: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford

Trounced.

Photos might follow.

Some great performances today including a stunning catch by Joe Halstead and a great spell of bowling from Joe Hawke,

Captain and the Pro saw us home.
by Dressinggown
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour
Replies: 74
Views: 10468

Re: Defour

Commenting on Defour on the Ings thread and seeing the other Defour thread from a year ago made me wonder. The guy is clearly "different" upstairs. How many top footballers go through their Twitter mentions for bits of praise and retweet them? It's almost like he has to persuade either himself or s...
by Dressinggown
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket: LCB Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Lancashire League Cricket: LCB Cup

Lowerhouse won a bowl out at Clitheroe this afternoon and will now face Burnley CC in the semi-final. The start was delayed due to a wet pitch and the 'House were put into bat. Both Clitheroe opening bowlers had no problem with their run ups until the visitors started hitting the boundary. Next minu...
by Dressinggown
Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Krakow hotels
Replies: 8
Views: 1295

Re: Krakow hotels

I've booked this place for 2 nights in November: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g274772-d7932764-Reviews-Betmanowska_Main_Square_Residence-Krakow_Lesser_Poland_Province_Southern_Poland.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Overlooking the main square with a jacuzzi etc. £90...
by Dressinggown
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Salvage Hunters
Replies: 7
Views: 1201

Re: Salvage Hunters

His missus is having it away with all the employees as well as the dog whilst poor Drew only gets 'Tea' in the back of the van.
by Dressinggown
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 24
Views: 2503

Re: Lancashire League Cricket

bfcmik wrote:And ...... did they?
No, they didn't.
by Dressinggown
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 24
Views: 2503

Lancashire League Cricket

Lowerhouse did their level best to get a game on today at the Liverpool Road Arena:

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by Dressinggown
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Camera advice
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

Re: O/T Camera advice

Some from the Lumix TZ70:

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by Dressinggown
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Camera advice
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

Re: O/T Camera advice

For a compact camera I would always go for a Panansonic Lumix with a Leica Lens. Currently using a TZ70 which has taken the hits of my 'rugged' use. As an added bonus I have had it returned despite many occasions of leaving it in pubs. taxis and my own jacket. I left in in the 110 Club (as usual) af...
by Dressinggown
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Scores
Replies: 44
Views: 4617

Re: Lancashire League Scores

Battered.
by Dressinggown
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who Do You Share a Birthday With?
Replies: 56
Views: 4029

Re: Who Do You Share a Birthday With?

I went onto the internet to find out how many people were born on the same day as me.

My computer is now broken.

Thanks a lot.
by Dressinggown
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stag do destinations advice
Replies: 26
Views: 3110

Re: Stag do destinations advice

Just do a day in York on the train.
by Dressinggown
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 27
Views: 2834

Re: Lancashire League Cricket

House well beaten at Darwen.
by Dressinggown
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which player broke your heart when he left?
Replies: 109
Views: 7801

Re: Which player broke your heart when he left?

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Andy Marriott
He was chaired off the pitch by fans when his loan period ended. And, we were away that day. Could we not have bought him ?

Nicky Walker from Hearts was also a world beater in the limited number games he played.

Mark Kendall was another story.
by Dressinggown
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who was your favourite ever signing?
Replies: 92
Views: 7240

Re: Who was your favourite ever signing?

Tony Hancock from Stockport County in 1989.

A special player who never fulfilled his true ability ?

He had great hair and deserved much more media attention at that time.

Wikipedia has him as scoring 0 goals in his brief Burnley career although I'm sure he scored at Stockport County in a cup tie ?
by Dressinggown
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: T20 anyone?
Replies: 45
Views: 3438

Re: T20 anyone?

Credit to the umpires, theyve played a blinder there. Kept the players out longer than they were obliged to, identifiedv it was a nip tuck game that would be a lottery if either team won, so took their chance to call it a tie. Great work. Agreed. Nobody can complain with the outcome. The Umps did e...
by Dressinggown
Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket - T20 tonight
Replies: 3
Views: 763

Lancashire League Cricket - T20 tonight

Lowerhouse were soundly beaten in the doom, gloom and rain at Bacup tonight. The Lanehead ground generates its own micro-climate as the temperature plummeted as we got near the Irwell Inn and the heavens opened.

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by Dressinggown
Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City £15k Tunnel Club season ticket.
Replies: 22
Views: 3404

Re: Man City £15k Tunnel Club season ticket.

£18,000 to be in the tunnel?

20p in the 110 Club.
by Dressinggown
Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LCB Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 1296

Re: LCB Cup

House progressed in the cup against Rochdale in a game where both sides lost early wickets. The visitors brought a healthy following and will be welcome again when they join the Lancashire League next season. Quite a few were sporting Burnley shirts. http://i63.tinypic.com/xdwfw1.jpg http://i65.tiny...
by Dressinggown
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonights Lancashire League 20/20
Replies: 7
Views: 1215

Lancashire League Cricket - T20

It was sh*t or bust tonight as Accy took on the 'House for a place in the quarter finals.

A low scoring game didn't deter from the entertainment on show. It went down to the last 2 balls.

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House win !

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by Dressinggown
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer Photos
Replies: 187
Views: 19064

Re: Summer Photos

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by Dressinggown
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 8
Views: 1499

Re: Lancashire League Cricket

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by Dressinggown
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 8
Views: 1499

Lancashire League Cricket

Lowerhouse took full points at Haslingden in a low scoring encounter that could have gone either way. Joe Halstead's 4 straight sixes in a row was the highlight of the day. The last Haslingden wicket fell on the final ball.

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by Dressinggown
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Padiham on Parade
Replies: 30
Views: 3546

Re: Padiham on Parade

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Dancing on the streets of Padiham:

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by Dressinggown
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury
Replies: 199
Views: 12592

Re: Glastonbury

Radiohead were pants.
by Dressinggown
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley in favour of safe standing but what do you think?
Replies: 67
Views: 5316

Re: Burnley in favour of safe standing but what do you think?

Bring back the Paddock. Those that want to do so can sit above the standing area. They thought of this over 100 years ago,
by Dressinggown
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket - T20
Replies: 6
Views: 810

Re: Lancashire League Cricket - T20

CleggHall wrote:Was it wet?! :D
Sometimes, the inclement weather doesn't ruin the experience.

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by Dressinggown
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket - T20
Replies: 6
Views: 810

Lancashire League Cricket - T20

Fantastic entertainment down at Lowerhouse tonight in far from ideal conditions with East Lancs the visitors. In a reduced overs game (15 overs) the home side posted 149 with some huge sixes going over Liverpool Road. East Lancs were on target to chase the runs down until Erasmus, the 'House profess...
by Dressinggown
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Padiham CC selected for trial Live streaming
Replies: 19
Views: 2042

Re: Padiham CC selected for trial Live streaming

I'm unsure as to who would benefit from this. Why would a club want to offer an alternative to supporters paying their memberships year in year out and also people paying at the gate ? Income from gate money, bar and tea room takings, sponsorship, draw tickets etc = £ 0.00. This is the lifeblood of ...
by Dressinggown
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Hot Weather Stories
Replies: 19
Views: 2559

Re: Your Hot Weather Stories

Today. I developed the medical condition known as 'Minty Cracknell' which is, essentially, a large build up of anal sweat. The only remedy seems to be a vigorous application of a 'Vileda Supermop' on the affected area. However. even close family members seemed unwilling to render any assistance desp...
by Dressinggown
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League 18th June
Replies: 8
Views: 1183

Re: Lancashire League 18th June

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by Dressinggown
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cook in Sauces
Replies: 52
Views: 3550

Re: Cook in Sauces

Years ago I bought a book which was about how to recreate restaurant curries at home. I spend hours cooking down onions and garlic then dry frying the spices.

Looked fantastic but tasted of **** all.
by Dressinggown
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket - T20
Replies: 6
Views: 1002

Lancashire League Cricket - T20

Lowerhouse's stuttering start to the season continued at Centre Vale, Todmorden, last night. Posting 108, the visitors were always going to struggle to restrict the Todmorden batting. They, perhaps, were not expecting defeat with 10 overs left. Todmorden professional, Kelly Smuts, produced a devasta...
by Dressinggown
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 26
Views: 3255

Lancashire League Cricket

Following a heavy defeat against Darwen in the T20 on Friday evening, Lowerhouse got back to winning ways at struggling Bacup this afternoon. Batting first, the House scored 300-5 with 3 players making half centuries. Bacup's reply was interrupted by frequent downpours but they were never really at ...
by Dressinggown
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fairport Convention
Replies: 19
Views: 2008

Re: Fairport Convention

'Matty Groves' is a top track.
by Dressinggown
Sun May 28, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League
Replies: 18
Views: 1984

Re: Lancashire League

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by Dressinggown
Sun May 28, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League
Replies: 18
Views: 1984

Re: Lancashire League

Lowerhouse were well beaten in the local derby against Burnley this afternoon.

Photos might follow.
by Dressinggown
Sat May 27, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Restaurants in Manchester
Replies: 24
Views: 2078

Re: Restaurants in Manchester

Albert's Shed next to the canal in Castlefield is worth considering.

Smart place, good food and service.

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by Dressinggown
Sun May 21, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket: LCB Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: Lancashire League Cricket: LCB Cup

None of the sort.

House go in peace.

There was some poor young lad who was wearing a full Rovers kit. Ridicule, abuse ? Not a peep. Just those knowing looks and a bit of a smile.

Come to think of it he might be playing for them next season.
by Dressinggown
Sun May 21, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket: LCB Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Lancashire League Cricket: LCB Cup

Lowerhouse were too strong for Great Harwood in the LCB Cup this afternoon.

The visitors made 239-9 with Lowerhouse professional, Ockert Erasmus, 103 not out.

Harwood were never at the races and were bowled out for 86:

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by Dressinggown
Fri May 19, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club crest. Why did we revert back?
Replies: 29
Views: 3356

Re: Club crest. Why did we revert back?

Spent a few of hundred quid on a flag which had the Latin motto on the banner and the buggers changed it after one season so I threw it in the bin.
by Dressinggown
Mon May 15, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inflatables
Replies: 9
Views: 1320

Re: Inflatables

We once took an inflatable skeleton to Grimsby in the late 80's. It was the only one in the ground and, therefore, we were quite easy to spot as we left the ground. As you would expect, we got the living crap kicked out of us by their lads on the back streets of Cleethorpes. Our car was also serious...
by Dressinggown
Sun May 14, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket
Replies: 4
Views: 972

Lancashire League Cricket

Lowerhouse went down at Todmorden today.

There are worse places to get beat:

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by Dressinggown
Sat May 13, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Painting Padiham
Replies: 28
Views: 2790

Re: Painting Padiham

I was talking to a lady who was painting near the Victoria Apartments.

What I didn't ask was when & where are they going to be displayed and would they be available for sale.

There were quite a few near the church.
by Dressinggown
Fri May 12, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stadium quiz question
Replies: 20
Views: 1803

Re: Stadium quiz question

Strangely, some of the World's biggest stadiums belong to College / University teams playing American Football. The pitch dimensions are smaller than our version and, therefore, the stands are even higher than we usually see. Added to this is the fact that they only play 6-8 games a season. The nigh...