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

Monday, February 29, 2016

Tarka Dhal for Breakfast

Tarka dhal makes a most excellent substitute for porridge at breakfast, in the event that you have run out of the latter, it is tasty and high in fibre.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Political Leaks

Political leaks are the most effective means of gauging whether a proposal will be accepted or not.

Thursday, February 25, 2016


Attitude makes the day or kills the day.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Question For Europhiles

How many of you voted in the last European elections and know the name of your MEP?

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The EU Referendum

Annoyingly we are going to have to put up with a four months 24/7 media frenzy over this tedious subject.

In short, no matter what the media, talking heads and sound bit politicians say the answer lies in our own guts and the decision can be made with minimal angst on the 23rd of June.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Negotiation Tips

In the event you are serious about negotiating a deal, it is best practice to start the negotiation before terminating it.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

False Flags

Beware the false flags that are leading us to war.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


No matter whether the British public want to remain in or leave the EU, the political establishment in the UK and Europe want the UK to remain.

Therefore the British public should be prepared for every trick in the book (including using Royalty) to be used to engineer a vote for remaining in the EU.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Advice To Celebrities

The more times you flounce off Twitter and close your account, only to restart your account then flounce off again some months later, the less meaningful that empty gesture becomes.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Advice To Microsoft Re Windows 10

Until you sort out the glitches that are caused to people's pc settings when upgrading to Windows 10, kindly stop bombarding them with suggestions to upgrade.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Advice To Managers

Sometimes it is wiser, and less stressful, to raise a difficult issue face to face or by a phone call rather than by sending an ill conceived email.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


It takes more than just appealing to people's baser instincts to be a true leader.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Birthday Celebrations

Sometimes it is ill advised to let off too many fireworks when celebrating someone's birthday.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Question For The Weather Gods

Why does Monday morning's weather have to be so bloody bleak and miserable?