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

Monday, June 30, 2008


Politics is a filthy business, it soils everyone who becomes involved with it.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Tinned Ham

Why does the contents of a tin of ham never look like the photo on the outside of the tin?

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Playing With Fire

Sometimes the burn that you suffer from playing with fire is necessary in order to feel fully alive.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Advice To Labour Governments

Throwing money at a problem does not necessarily solve it, as the money is more often than not syphoned off by greedy consultants and foolish/inept administrators.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

The End of Labour Governments

The end of Labour governments is always heralded by wave upon wave of strikes.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Advice To Retiring Presidents

Don't start another Middle East war in the dying days of your presidency.

Monday, June 16, 2008


Leaders who claim to practice "leadership of compromise", don't understand leadership.

Thursday, June 12, 2008


Memory is the last refuge of freedom.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008


Change is a journey, not a destination.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Advice To Bradford and Bingley

Businesses that do not provide their directors with timely, accurate and reliable information fail.

Directors who don't recognise this are not fit to hold office.

Monday, June 09, 2008

Advice To Ex Presidential Candidates

"Suspending" your campaign, instead of "ending" it, smacks of denial and does your party no good in the forthcoming presidential election.

Friday, June 06, 2008


The legal profession has a reputation for complicating matters, with a view to justifying their existence and charging a higher fee.

It is not correct to tar all lawyers with the same brush, there are many who offer simple logical and reasonable solutions to seemingly intractable problems.

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Advice To The Post Office

Your primary function in life is to deliver letters, not to provide excuses for non delivery of letters.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Advice To Weather Forecasters

Before presenting your forecast, look out of the window first.

Monday, June 02, 2008

Off Balance Sheet Loans

Not only do these mislead the shareholders, but they also mislead the directors of the company using them.