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

Thursday, January 31, 2008


Don't let anger fester, it is important to find a means of releasing it (without damage to people or property) before health and relationships suffer.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008


Feeling stressed, anxious or nervous?

Throw away your pills, and tip out that glass of vodka.

The simple solution to anxiety, that is non addictive and free, is to smell the sweat in your own armpits.

The scientists who have discovered this little oddity have no idea why it works.

Deep breaths everyone!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Aggressive Behaviour

Aggressive behaviour is neither heroic or brave.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Another Bite of The Cherry

Beware having another bite of the cherry, you may swallow the stone.

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Friday, January 25, 2008

Thursday, January 24, 2008


Relationships are like cheese, they improve with age.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Stock Markets

Stock markets ebb and flow like the tide. Those who "swim" in them and panic, when the tide turns, will drown.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008


When cooking a stew, the scum always rises to the surface.

Monday, January 21, 2008


The most important parts of a discussion are often those that are misinterpreted or forgotten.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Bad Blood

Launching a business based on contract negotiations that are floated on a sea of bad blood is unwise, the fallout will come back to bite the company/individual in the future.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

The State

The state will always betray the individual.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008


Never trust and individual or organisation that refuses to meet face to face to negotiate a deal.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

The Primary Rule of Combat

Never lose contact with your enemy, whether you are involved in a military campaign or in business.

Monday, January 14, 2008


As banks and credit card companies screw their long term customers over, with seeming impunity, they should remember that loyalty is not a one way street.

Saturday, January 12, 2008


Incompetent businessmen and organisations can be as ruinous and dangerous as dishonest ones.

Friday, January 11, 2008


Arrogance should only be tolerated if it is matched by an equal measure of competence honesty and integrity.

Thursday, January 10, 2008


When a problem arises, such as a disagreement with another party over the proposed terms of a contract, always ensure that the problem becomes theirs not yours.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Crisis Management

Lock your brightest staff and advisers in a room, and kick them up their backsides until they have come up with a plan that can resolve the crisis.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008


An undiplomatic diplomat is not fit for purpose.

Monday, January 07, 2008

Piss Ups In Breweries

Before entering into a business relationship or contract with a third party, always ask yourselves if that third party could organise a piss up in a brewery.

Friday, January 04, 2008


Were God really to exist, why would he feel the need to be worshipped?

Thursday, January 03, 2008


Some religious people insist on trying to convince others of the righteousness of their religion.

Could it be that they are in fact trying to convince themselves?

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Advice To Presidents

Follow the "Prime Directive" from Star Trek, and stop interfering in the affairs and cultures of others.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

New Year's Resolutions

Don't bother making any New Year's resolutions, you will never keep them.