Category Archives: UK

We have the Boris we deserve.

I am indebted to My Kind & Faithful Reader from Palmers Green, who sent me a couple of recent pieces from The Law and Order Blog. Undoubtedly, she did this as a result of my longstanding belief in the … Read more...

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Be afraid … but not witlessly so.

This week the UK registered its 100,000th Covid-related death. This is a horrendous statistic, by any standard, and nobody of any reasonably fair disposition can refute that, regardless of any ‘objective’ comparisons of national Pandemic-performances, reflects badly on The United … Read more...

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‘The Suit Maketh The Man’

The style of Keir Starmer, the new leader of UK’s Labour Party, is somewhat enigmatic. He is a man of undoubted intellect & scholarship, who when offered the throat of his political nemesis holds back from the easy drawing of … Read more...

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A Famous German comments on ‘The Government We Deserve’

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool FC’s German Manager, writing for The Ericle (and The Sunday Times) today:

“If aliens looked at us both from the outside they would think
we came from two different planets.”
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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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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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