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

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Advice To Bush

Had you started your presidency as you are now ending it, by showing some pragmatism wrt diplomacy ands listening to sensible advice, you would be ending your presidency as you began it (ie with pride and confidence about the future).

Tuesday, April 29, 2008


Whilst it is sometimes possible to arrange to die with dignity, it is not always possible to live with dignity.

Monday, April 28, 2008


A crown is more glorious to those who see it, than those who wear it.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Friday, April 25, 2008

Sign Posts

Better to be a sign post than a weather cock.

Gordon Brown take note!

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Feet of Lead

When in haste walk with feet of lead, in case you stumble.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Heroes and Tyrants

In the age of heroes and tyrants, the true heroes are the ordinary people who get on with their lives in spite of all that happens around them.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008


Whistleblowers tend to try to whistle to their own tune.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Disengaged Directors

Directors who absent themselves (either physically and mentally), on a regular basis, from the decision making process of the board have no right to hold office.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Political Nukes

Ex politicians and diplomats, who rant and rave on the sidelines at the policies pursued by their replacements, should remember that once they have lobbed thier "political nuke" they have nothing else to use.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008


Knowledge is only of value if you have the courage to use it.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Monday, April 14, 2008

Advice To Presidential Candidates

Don't insult or patronise your potential voters, before they have cast their vote.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Thursday, April 10, 2008


Save us from those who try to save us, they invariably cause more damage and harm by their "well intentioned" actions.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Advice To Prime Ministers

People cannot pay their bills using economic/growth statistics from the past.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008


Those who advocate boycotts should first stop buying the products of those countries/organisations that they want to boycott.

Monday, April 07, 2008


The strong do not need power, the weak are corrupted by it.

Saturday, April 05, 2008

Advice To Generals

Don't answer hypothetical questions about nuclear war in open session.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Advice To Hillary Clinton

Pay your debts, especially those owed to small traders who have provided you with offices and catering during your ongoing campaign.

Treating the small trader in the high handed manner that you have been doing, will come back to bite you.