Category Archives: Autobiographical

The Ericle is a Schlemiel.

Jackie Mason, the American Comedian, made a career of lampooning Jewish traits; one of these being how impractical Jews generally tend to be. One of the gags he made, when I caught his London show in the early 1990’s, was: … Read more...

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My ‘2021 in 2021’. MARCH: ‘Warm & Cold’

METRICS

CYCLED: 355 Miles REMAINING: 1666 Miles

MARCH MILES: 145 Miles

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My ‘2021 in 2021’: FEBRUARY

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CYCLED: 210 Miles REMAINING: 1811 Miles

FEBRUARY MILES: 71 Miles

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Not a great cycling month. I am 120 miles behind target. A great deal of … Read more...

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My ‘2021 in 2021’ Challenge

Cycling In A Pandemic

Aug. 2020: Hampton Court
(En route to The New Forest)

Bicycle, bicycle, bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle, bicycle, bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride my bike
I want to
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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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High Time for a Haiku?

It’s strange how the mind works at times.

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The Ericle & The Prodigal One are currently sitting in seats 13B & 13C of an Airbus A320 en route for Israel.  Yes, they are exit row seats with added legroom which … Read more...

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My word is my bond.

As indicated in my previous blog, The Ericle intends to publish a series of anecdotes from his personal life – in no particular order and on no particular theme. This is the first of them – an account of my Read more...

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