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

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Advice To Journalists

When the messenger becomes the story, then the message somewhat loses its impact!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Question For Train Operating Companies

Given that you already treat your weekday passengers like shit (wrt eg punctuality, overcrowding, on board facilities, prices etc) why do you treat your passengers who travel on Sundays even more abysmally?

Friday, January 27, 2012

Advice To PR Companies

Make sure you are actually following your own policies (wrt "newsworthy items"), before you lecture others on the subject.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Great Lies Of The 21st Century

Greek bondholders are close to reaching a deal with the Greek government.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Question For Cyclists

Why do you think that the basic rules of the road (eg stopping at red lights, and stopping at give way junctions) don't apply to you?

Monday, January 23, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

Great Lies of The 21st Century

"We may record your call for quality and training purposes".

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

The hiss of a fizzy water bottle being opened does not constitute a threat to your safety.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Christmas Decorations Finally Down


We have finally taken down all our Christmas decorations, and taken the tree to the local recycling dump.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Advice To Chefs

Don't serve stale bread with soup, and don't serve raw potatoes with your main course.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Advice To The Tory Party

Go easy on Ed, you need him more than you need some of your own people.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Effective Stress Management Technique

Identify the cause of your stress, then shout at it very very loudly.

Problem solved!

Monday, January 09, 2012

Question For RBS

Why does it take up to six weeks for a Euro cheque drawn on the Ulster Bank (one of your brands) to clear into a sterling account of the NatWest (another one of your brands)?

Friday, January 06, 2012

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Advice To Diane Abbott

Read sections 17 to 29 of the Public Order Act 1986.

They cover deliberately provoking hatred of a racial group, distributing racist material to the public, and inciting inflammatory rumours about an ethnic group, for the purpose of spreading racial discontent.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

The Lie of Omission

A deliberate omission of facts is as much of a lie as a deliberate misstatement of facts.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

How To Recognise a Failing Business

When a statistically significant number of staff have the affectation "Vice President" tagged onto their job title.