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

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy New Year

I would like to wish you all a very happy, peaceful and prosperous 2009.

Monday, December 29, 2008

Wasting Time

Beware wasting time in your youth, as time will most surely waste you in your latter years.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Tuesday, December 23, 2008


Politicians are like mirrors, they try to reflect what they believe the voters want to see. However, just like mirrors, they have no depth.

Monday, December 22, 2008


Mirrors may provide the user with a reflection of how they think they are. However, be aware that mirrors provide no depth.

Friday, December 19, 2008

Advice To Sainsburys

Your help desk is meant to be there to help your customers, it is not meant to be run for the convenience of the staff of the help desk.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Advice To Restaurants

Wipe the dust off your dinner plates before placing them in front of your diners.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Advice To Restaurants

Ensure that you have a cloakroom or at least an adequate number of coat hooks; making customers hang their coats over the backs of their chairs is rude, unsightly and dangerous.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Financial Waves

Those investors (both private and "professional") and bankers who think that they are riding an investment wave should beware, lest the wave turns out to be a bubble.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Advice To Chez Gerard

Given that you claim to offer cocktails, it would be wise to have a sufficient supply of limes with which to make them.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008


Why say defective when you mean broken?

Tuesday, December 09, 2008


Banning things, such as fags, merely makes them more tempting.

Monday, December 08, 2008


Currencies are like water, they should be allowed to find their own level.

Friday, December 05, 2008

A Suggestion For The Detroit Car Industry

Before rushing to Washington with your begging bowls for a taxpayer financed bailout, try designing and building a quality car that doesn't waste so many resources that people will actually want to buy (eg a practical electric car).

I am sure that you are well capable of that, if pushed.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Advice To The Police

When raiding MPs' offices, use a search warrant.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Utility Tariffs

Why are utility tariffs so complex?

Could it be that the utility companies don't want their customers to understand how much they are being ripped off?

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Monday, December 01, 2008

Advice To Appliance Retailers

Not everyone wants their appliances (eg fridge) located on the ground floor, insuring yourself only for ground floor delivery is not helpful.