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

Thursday, May 31, 2007

The British Weather

Under no circumstances plan a barbecue more than 24 hours ahead, long term planning of more than 24 hours will always guarantee rain.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007


Who is to judge what is obsession and what is genius?

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Advice To Mobile Phone Users

Don't give your credit card details out when using a mobile phone in a crowded train.

Monday, May 28, 2007


If God exists, why was there a several billion year gap between the creation of the universe and the creation of man?

Friday, May 25, 2007

Advice To Politicians

Don't give your real name when using hookers.

Thursday, May 24, 2007


Far too often wisdom comes to a man when it is too late in his life for him to be able to apply it, and redeem the mistakes of the past.

Should this be a cause for regret?


It shows that he is still growing and adapting to life's challenges, ie it shows that he is still very much alive.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Advice To Hotels

When answering reservations enquiries, read the enquiry first before answering it.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Murder vs Assassination

Just how important do you have to be, before your murder is announced as an assassination?

Monday, May 21, 2007

The Snail

Do not despise the snail for its speed and shape, for it carries its sorrows in its shell with dignity and fortitude.

Friday, May 18, 2007

Advice To Restaurants

T bone steaks, for the description to be accurate, require a bone in them.

Thursday, May 17, 2007


Never accept a deadline that you feel that you cannot meet. A missed deadline is an abomination.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007


Fish should not smell of fish.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007


Elitist is a word used by the lazy and ignorant who find a subject too difficult to do.

Monday, May 14, 2007


Those who foretell the end of the world (plague, war, famine, global warming etc) may, in the long run be proven to be correct. However, as John Maynard Keynes once said:

"In the long run we are all dead."

Mankind is best served by working on the assumption that we will still be here tomorrow. Those who plan for Armageddon are merely encouraging it, and wishing their lives away.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Networking Events

Generally these are a waste of time, all that happens is that a group of salesmen gather to sell each other their unwanted products and services.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

The Dream

No matter how beguiling the dream there must come a day, after years of fruitless pursuit, when you must consider abandoning it.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007


There is no light without darkness.

Friday, May 04, 2007


Whenever I hear a politician say "I welcome this report", I instinctively reach for the sick bag.

Thursday, May 03, 2007


Always keep your opinions of people apart from what they do.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007


Retrospective analyses of decisions made will avail you nothing. The decision, once made, has been made.

Live with the consequences.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007


Mankind's need for religion will end when mankind evolves.