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

Monday, April 30, 2012


Mondays are such tedious gloomy days, far better to start the week on a  Tuesday!

Friday, April 27, 2012

Advice To Our EU Overlords

Don't ask for an increase in your budget when you are proactively imposing austerity on your subjects, and when youth unemployment in Spain exceeds 50%.

Continue to press ahead with that budget demand and it will end in tears!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Cardboard boxes are not primarily designed to be cat houses.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Jumpers and Gravy

Why is it whenever I wear a newly cleaned jumper I spill gravy down it?

Friday, April 20, 2012

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Re my advice yesterday to use your new scratching post, keep trying you'll get used to it in the end!

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Irony of British Weather

How ironic that, as we face months of "drought" and hosepipe bans, it is pissing down and looks set to continue for several days.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Advice To Businesses

Shutting the door after the horse has bolted is not an effective, or viable, business strategy.

Monday, April 16, 2012

A Gentleman's Survival Kit for the 21st Century

- A flask of brandy

- A fistful of Havana cigars

- A Colt 45

- A pocketful of gold sovereigns

Friday, April 13, 2012

"There Is No Alternative"

The excuse "there is no alternative" is used by those who wish to comfort themselves when they do not wish to change a decision that they know is wrong.

Thursday, April 12, 2012


Beware muscular and proactive defence policies, lest they transform themselves into the dreams of conquest.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Answers and Replies

All answers are replies, but not all replies are answers.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Bank Holidays

As sure as eggs are eggs, as soon as the bank holiday ends so does the downpour!

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Flexible "Deadlines"

Ever flexible "deadlines" are the tools of fools, conmen and dreamers.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012


Faster acting, far more enjoyable and cheaper than therapy.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Monday, April 02, 2012


When businesses use the word "hope" in their plans, forecasts and updates, you know that all is lost.