Author Archives: Ericle

Hearts & Minds

The global response to the Coronavirus can be viewed as possibly humanity’s finest hour. An article The Times today said; “There are two ways that the world comes out of lockdown. The first is to let the virus sweep Read more...

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’31ST DECEMBER 2020′: an Ericle short story.

When we first heard about the appearance of a deadly virus in a province of China, it is amazing now to think how little attention we paid to it. At that time, almost exactly at the start of 2020, few … Read more...

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Coronavirus

I am currently reading The Plague by Albert Camus; a book I’ve meant to read for quite a while. I decided that, if I was ever going to actually read it, now was a good time! It’s chilling reading, full Read more...

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Secrets & Ghosts

The Ericle regards himself as a relatively positive person, who generally embraces what life has to offer cheerfully and enthusiastically. Yet, most mornings I wake up with a sense of fear and dread. This soon disappears as I engage with … Read more...

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An Ericle Weekend Special

Thanks to Ericle Reader (Bob) who sent me this:

“Suits You To A (Mrs) T, Sir!”
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On a poll on poles.

Thank you to My Reader for participating in my recent very short poll. Though the poll opportunistically took its beat from Brexit and Boris’s Election victory, it really was a very blunt inquiry into how politically open-minded folk are these … Read more...

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HS2 Stage 1: The Ericle’s Win-Win Solution

SAVE MONEY: ONLY UPGRADE THE LINE OUT OF BIRMINGHAM.

Arrive 20 minutes late, leave 20 minutes early.

Simples.

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ERICLE EXCLUSIVE: PM poses for New Year Photoshoot.

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2019 Election: The Ericle’s Takeaways.

The Ericle cast his vote for The Liberals (Democrats), the same party that he has voted for at every General Election bar one; when as a student at Sussex University in 1969 he campaigned for Labour to oust Julian Amery … Read more...

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UK Jewry is backing itself into a corner of its own making.

In the last couple of weeks, I have become embroiled in a discussion at my synagogue – on which I am in a very small minority –  about whether it is correct for an address made from the platform during … Read more...

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