Category Archives: International

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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Petition against Palestinian Authority salaries for terrorists.

Whilst the UK does not directly fund the salaries of terrorist prisoners, it is morally unacceptable that British taxpayers’ money is being used to fund essential services and public sector salaries in the Palestinian Authority at the same time that

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MONKEY BUSINESS: An Ericle Exclusive

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2018 WORLD CUP: The Ericle’s Round-By-Round Review

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VIVE LA FRANCE!

FRANCE was the best team at the 2018 World Cup Finals and is the worthy winner. Bravo !

Russia’s World Cup was a sumptuous footballing feast – a global tournament that more than did justice to … Read more...

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Every 4 years The Ericle pulls out his Willie

Every 4 years, at about this time, I make a point of pulling out my Willie. That’s my World Cup Willie, of course, the mascot of the England football team that competed for and won the 1966 World Cup. (Well, … Read more...

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An Ericle Russian Election Special

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2017 and all that.

 

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The Ericle is by nature a positive thinker and I am not prepared to consign any year, let alone 2017, to the dustbin of history. Moreover, I am continually surprised how some/many/most people view their world in terms of … Read more...

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Merry Christmas

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Today, Christmas Day, I picked up the book – Sapiens: A Brief History Of Mankind –  that I have been reading for most of the year. The Ericle is indeed not the swiftest of readers but, even by my standards, … Read more...

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