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

Friday, February 27, 2009

Question To Fred "The Shred" Goodwin

Is £650K per annum really worth all the fuss and collateral damage to your name?

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Steak and Kidney Pudding

A magnificent dish, which is best enjoyed and digested when consumed before 10:00PM.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Beware the flabbermouth the gushes forth information at the most inappropriate moments to the most inappropriate people.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Advice To Somerfield

Ensure that at least one member of staff is available to man your deli counter.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Advice To East Croydon Train Station

Turn the volume up on your public address system, it is of little use if people cannot hear it!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Empty Vessels

Empty vessels are soon filled, beware what they are filled with!

Monday, February 16, 2009

Ravel's Bolero

Truly the most annoying piece of music ever written.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Advice To Spammers

Dear Spammers,

My thanks for the 200 plus messages of concern that you have sent me over the last 24 hours wrt the size, and performance, of my "wang".

However, please rest assured that my "wang" works perfectly satisfactorily and is of sufficient size to do the job required of it.

Thank you for your concern!

Please discontinue your spamming.

Thursday, February 12, 2009


Age is no guarantee of wisdom, people can still behave remarkably stupidly whatever their age.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Advice To John Prescott

Rescinding bankers' bonus contracts may satisfy a short term political desire for "class revenge". However, do remember that you once fought for the right for "workers" to have contracts too.

Monday, February 09, 2009

Being Right

Being right is not always enough, and can be a burden.

Friday, February 06, 2009

Advice To Train Companies

Stop hiring managers who are adept at apologising.

Start hiring managers who are competent, and adept at running an efficient service.

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Advice To Celebrities

Don't fly too close to the flame of fame, it will most surely burn your wings.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Advice To Trains Companies

During "bad" weather don't advise your customers to check for the latest train cancellations on your websites, if the websites themselves cannot cope with the demand.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009


Britain has shown the world, yet again, how unprepared it is for adverse weather conditions. Yesterday all London buses, most tube lines, most train services and Gatwick/Heathrow failed to operate.

A remarkable failure given that most of these services (airports excluded) were able run during the war, even at the height of the Blitz.

Monday, February 02, 2009

Advice To Councils

Given that the heavy snowfall from Russia was well predicted and reported, it might have been wise to have prepared (eg gritted the roads) a little more proactively.