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

Monday, December 31, 2007


The phrase "the customer is king" is only half of the story. Suppliers need to be treated with care and attention as well, piss them off and you will screw your business up.

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Advice To Voters

Don't vote for politicians with religious beliefs.

Monday, December 24, 2007

Advice To Prime Ministers

Prime Ministers who have never seen military service should not be so relaxed about wasting the lives of their armed forces on foreign follies.

Saturday, December 22, 2007


A turkey is for life, not just Christmas.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

World Class

Whenever I hear the phrase "world class", I instinctively reach for my sick bag.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Tuesday, December 18, 2007


No matter how many "celebrities" would have you believe it, it is not clever to be ignorant.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Friends and Enemies

Be nice to your enemies, in case your friends turn out to be bastards.

Friday, December 14, 2007


Governments have experience of management, they only have experience of policy. That is why governments fail.

Thursday, December 13, 2007


Beware those who seek to hold important meetings at awkward times or awkward places.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007


Mediocrity does not cut the mustard in a competitive environment.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Driving The Message Home

Sometimes the most effective method of driving a message home is via short sharp bullet points, driven home with a sledge hammer.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Partisan Politics

Partisan politics allows the voice of the individual to be heard.

Saturday, December 08, 2007


Those who complain vociferously about jokes made against their religion may not in fact have the depth of faith, or confidence in their religion, that they profess to have.

Friday, December 07, 2007


The best and most effective of threats are those couched in the language of diplomacy.

Thursday, December 06, 2007


Those who are forced to resort to violence in order to achieve an objective have already lost.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Advice To Former Prime Ministers

Repeatedly saying "I did the right thing" does not necessarily mean that you did.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Advice To Prime Ministers

Possessing and demonstrating a "volcanic temper", when thing go wrong, is not sufficient to prove that you are worthy to be Prime Minister.

Monday, December 03, 2007

The Darkness

People should never be afraid of embracing the darkness, the universe began dark and will end dark.