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, 2006

The Cure For Unhealthy Celebrity Fixations

One very unhealthy aspect of modern society is the obsessive fixation that the media and some individuals have with celebrities.

There is an easy cure for this unhealthy fixation, simply visualise your favourite celebrity on the toilet.

Problem solved!

Monday, January 30, 2006


Respect for individuals or groups can only be earned, it cannot be created or enforced by legislation.

Those who seek to use legislation, to enforce respect, are immature and lacking in self respect.

Saturday, January 28, 2006


There is a fine line between optimism and delusion.

Friday, January 27, 2006


It is a fact of life that the more someone tells you to cheer up, when you are down, the worse your mood will become.

The best cure for a bad mood is to be left in peace and quiet, to work through it by yourself.

Thursday, January 26, 2006


Business associates who bring nothing to the table in terms of; money, contacts, skills or ideas should be treated as deadwood and removed.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006


Better to have an albatross around your neck, than nothing at all.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006


Morality comes from your genes, not from a holy book.

Monday, January 23, 2006

Staff Toilets

The state of a business can be assessed by the state of the staff toilets.

Sunday, January 22, 2006

Parents and Children

Parents and children spend their lives making each other feel guilty, they then continue to do it from beyond the grave.

Friday, January 20, 2006


When someone is dying, everybody loves them.

Thursday, January 19, 2006


It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog that counts.

Wednesday, January 18, 2006


Turnover is vanity.

Profit is sanity.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006


Perhaps you cannot cheat fate.

However, nonetheless, you should not stop trying.

Monday, January 16, 2006


I know what I know.

However, the question is, what don't I know?

Friday, January 13, 2006


Beware the politician or business leader that introduces new "initiatives" on a regular basis.

None of these will ever be implemented in an effective or efficient manner.

The person introducing them does not have the patience, or the ability, to manage their effective introduction.

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Do Not Cosset Your Children

A crucial part of growing up is about learning how to handle accidents and mishaps.

Children who are wrapped in cotton wool grow into immature pathetic adults who are incapable of looking after themselves, and who rely on the state for every little thing.

Do Not Cosset Your Children.

Tuesday, January 10, 2006


Treat your waiter with respect, whilst they are serving your food, even if he or she is an utter shit.

Remember, the waiter is responsible for conveying your food from the kitchen to the table; a lot can happen in the short space of time.

Monday, January 09, 2006

Pride vs Principle

There is a fine dividing line between pride and principle.

Care should be exercised when taking a stand.