Category Archives: UK

We get the Leaders we deserve.

When Dave called The Referendum, not for a moment thinking that the UK would opt for BREXIT, nobody could have conceived the social and political stalemate that we have been living through these past three years. Looking back on it … Read more...

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MONKEY BUSINESS: An Ericle Exclusive

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Bored with BREXIT?

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Like any sane person in the UK, I am sick and tired of discussing BREXIT but it is a conversation that won’t go away. My fearful anticipation is that it is a generational conversation that won’t end, as it is … Read more...

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BREXIT: A Failure Of leadership

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The Ericle can offer my valued reader no great insight as to whether yesterday’s proposed Brexit Withdrawal deal is as good as the UK could get. Although I am not fundamentally against it, what I am completely clear about … Read more...

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A 2nd Brexit Vote is indeed The Only Democratic Option. But….

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It seems to me that it would be totally unreasonable – and, in fact, totally undemocratic for there not to be a 2nd ballot. There can surely be no disagreement that though the 1st Brexit referendum called for a vote … Read more...

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BREXIT: It’s not too late to stop this MADNESS!

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Almost 50 years ago, I well remember seeing the Ken Russell film, The Witches (1971), in which group madness takes over the inhabitants of a town resulting in the burning on the stake of the central character of the film … Read more...

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Could Ruth Davidson be the saviour of The Tories & The UK?

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HRH & Mrs Mayhem @ Buck House.

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A View of Islington North from London Bridge

Late Saturday I wrote the piece below on my voting intentions. I put it aside upon learning of horrendous events that occurred on London Bridge at 10 pm that night. My first inclination was not to post it at all, Read more...

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General Election Special: The Ericle is hoping for A General Reaction

One week tomorrow The United Kingdom goes to the polls. I can not recall an election so lacking in public energy in my lifetime. And I don’t believe that this is because I am a Grumpy Senior muttering to  that … Read more...

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