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

Monday, April 30, 2007

Friday, April 27, 2007


Absentee directors are of no use to man nor beast.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Fancy Shoes

It is a statistical fact that those who wear fancy shoes tend to be more likely to commit fraud than those who don't.

Monday, April 23, 2007


Beware the politicians who hide behind a date some years in the future. They are banking on either their party being out of office by then, or on being promoted.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Resolving Problems

It is unwise to publicly state, with a fanfare or publicity, that a problem is resolved when it is not.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Pointy Shoes

You can never go wrong with pointy shoes.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Learn To Say No

When confronted with a request that you cannot comply with, it is best to say no immediately rather than procrastinate.

Procrastination and delay will cause problems later, when you are eventually forced to say no.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007


When writing an email, or letter, never commit to doing something that you don't intend to do.

Failure to follow through on a promised course of action will come back to bite you in the arse.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Friday, April 13, 2007


Diplomacy is best left to the diplomats, and best conducted via diplomatic channels rather than publicly in the media.

Thursday, April 12, 2007


No question is ever stupid, only those who claim that a question is stupid should be called stupid.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007


A country with no flag is a country with no future.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Treasury Departments

Treasury deprtments should not dictate foregin policy.

Saturday, April 07, 2007


Banks only like to lend to people who don't need the money.

Friday, April 06, 2007

The Truth

The truth has an annoying habit of emerging at the most inconvenient of times; it is best not to try to hide from the truth.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

The End Days

The end days of an incompetent and inept administration are always a joy to behold, as the members of that failed administration publicly turn on each other.

Proof, if it were needed, of the validity of that old saying:

"What goes around, comes around."

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

The Game

When the game is cold, walk away.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007


A flood or words rarely contains more than a drop of wisdom.

Monday, April 02, 2007


Sometimes it is wise to give a dog some slack on his lead, and let him take the initiative, just to see where he goes.