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

Monday, October 31, 2011

Putting The Clocks Back

An annoying inconvenience that is highly disruptive to one's body clock.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011


Markets give, markets take.

It was ever thus!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Please wipe/wash your bottom before jumping up and down on my white duvet cover.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Advice To Morrisons

Given that you open your stores at 7:00AM, it would be rather nice if managed to have your shelves properly stocked by 8:00AM

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Advice To Cyclists Wearing Ray-Bans On Dark October Mornings

Take them off, so that you can see red lights and therefore stand a better chance of not riding through them when I am crossing the road.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Advice To The "Leaders" of The Eurozone

Making it up as you go along is not an effective economic policy, nor does it inspire confidence in your "leadership".

Monday, October 17, 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Advice To Self

Don't try to do Forex calculations when labouring with a hangover.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Advice To The USA

Don't start a trade/currency war with China, there are more than enough "hot" wars going on in the world as it is.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Miaowing at your food won't change its flavour.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Friday, October 07, 2011

The Bad Apple

Wwe all kn ow that one bad apple can ruin the barrel of apples.

However, what if the barrel itself is bad?

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Question for EU "Leaders"

When, because of your dithering, the people of Europe are unable to draw money out of ATMs (when the banking system collapses) what will you do then?

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Advice To David Cameron

Advising people in a consumer based economy, which is suffering a recession, to pay off their credit cards will kill any chance of a recovery stone dead.

Like it or not, the economy is underpinned by consumer spending fuelled by debt.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Advice To BT

When your broadband service collapses, don't have your "helpline" advise customers to logon to BT.com if they can't get through on the phone!

Monday, October 03, 2011


Democracy only works if the people know that at the end of a period of time (eg 3-5 years) they can kick the "bastards" out of office.

Europe, by the fact that unelected officials can impose financial restrictions and bureaucratic rules on member states, fails the "democracy test".