Category Archives: The Ericle Has Spoken

September 2022

THE END OF AN ERA

In 3 months, at the end of 2022, The Ericle website will officially close down.

However, nil desperandum, The Ericle will live on as an email publication. So, if you are reading this … Read more...

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April 2020

Letter From America

My Readers, of a certain age and background, will recall Alastair Cook’s Letter From America; a regular feature of the BBC Home Service, (Radio 4 from 30/9/67), from 1946 to 2002. Wikipedia informs that there were … Read more...

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March 2022

DISASTER

The Ericle was born in 1949, the son and 1st child of refugees who fled to the UK from Hitler in 1939. As such my life has spanned a period of peace between the end of World War II … Read more...

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Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!

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The New Normal (People) according to Sally Rooney

Below are the covers of the Turkish & Russian editions of Normal People:

Presumably, Sally Rooney’s new book will also be translated into Turkish & Russian, too? Arabic? Burmese? Chinese?

Just asking ……… Read more...

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“Nothing is so much to be feared as fear”

Henry David Thoreau

These words were written by Henry Thoreau in 1851, in his journal entry of September 7th, and are most often regarded as the source of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s famous ‘Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself’ … Read more...

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AN ERICLE SPECIAL: The 2020 US Presidential Debate

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Covadis?

Anyone beating coronavirus deserves everybody’s fullest gratitude. Happily, industrious journalists keep leading morning newspapers offering pertinent questions regarding short-tRead more...

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Post-Pandemic Probabilities

There has been a significant sea-change in concerns, if not government focus, over the last few days; certainly, in the UK. (See Lord Sumpton’s article below). I believe it’s fair to say that the panic-meter is no longer at its … Read more...

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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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