Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

The Dark Side

Mankind seeks to rid itself of its dark side, yet it is the dark side that gives us our strength, ambition and drive.

Without these qualities man would still be living in caves.

Monday, February 27, 2006


Those who breed a culture of spying and reporting the actions of others, eventually get spied on themselves.

Friday, February 24, 2006

The Market

Let the market decide where to allocate resources, not the five year plan.

Thursday, February 23, 2006


Capitalism transcends all ideologies and geographical boundaries.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

The Rush To Legislate

Beware politicians who rush to legislate, without thinking through the consequences of their legislation, it will be the people that they govern who pay the price for the sloppy legislation.

Tuesday, February 21, 2006


Progress and pain are synonymous with each other, that is why they both begin with a "P".

Monday, February 20, 2006

Capital Expenditure

Before committing yourselves to a major piece of capital expenditure, always ensure that you actually know what you want your "bright, new, shiny" machine to do; and make sure that it can actually do it.

Friday, February 17, 2006

The Iron Content of Liver

Liver reputedly has a high iron content, yet you cannot pick it up with a magnet.


Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Rich or Poor

It doesn't matter as to whether you are rich or poor, so long as you have enough money.

Monday, February 13, 2006


Those that deny their inner darkness, deny their own existence.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Hotel Quotes

Always double check the quotes that you receive for hotel accommodation against the amount actually charged on you bill.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Eating an Elephant

The best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.

As it is for an elephant, so it is for the problems that life throws at you.

They should be taken one bite at a time.

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Tuesday, February 07, 2006


Tricky things are families.

They know exactly where your weak spots are, and know exactly how to exploit those weak spots.

The one saving grace is that this technique works both ways!

Monday, February 06, 2006

Change and Adaptation

The evolution of species provides us with a very important lesson about life. Those organisations and individuals that do not adapt to change, will die out.

The same can be said for those religions that do not grow and adapt to the changes that take place in society.

Saturday, February 04, 2006

Hot Tubs

Hot tubs are unhealthy and unsanitary.

They should be avoided.

Friday, February 03, 2006

When Things Go Wrong

It is a law of the universe that when things go wrong, they go wrong in threes.

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Politicians and Their Families

Beware the politician that pushes his family life to the forefront of his political campaign.

The chances are that he is hiding a deep, dark secret that would expose the "happy family" as a total fiction.

Can such a person be trusted?