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

Friday, November 30, 2012

Ongoing Advice To My Cat

Freshly laundered jumpers are not placed on the bed for you to sleep on.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Why Hay 6.670.903.752.021.072.936.960 Was Trending

On 16 November I asked why "Hay 6.670.903.752.021.072.936.960" was trending on Twitter

The answer is that there are is that there are 6,670,903,752,021,072,936,960 possible Sudoku puzzles.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Advice To Business men - The Curse of Xmas

Businessmen beware the curse of Xmas, when everything that can go wrong with your business does go wrong in the run up to Xmas.

More often than not these errors, cock ups and disasters are not noticed until the New Year when it is often too late to resolve them.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sartorial Advice

Just because it's raining there is no need to wear a Mackintosh.

Monday, November 26, 2012


"Ism's" are the refuges of fools and the fearful.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to my American chums, and to the good people of America.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Advice To The Church of England

Despite what some of your bishops may say, it matters very much if people laugh at you for rejecting women bishops; because it means that you have become an irrelevance.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


To attain wisdom, first learn to doubt.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Advice To My Girlfriend

Make sure that you are in your Twitter account when tweeting:).

Friday, November 16, 2012

Hay 6.670.903.752.021.072.936.960

Does anyone have any idea why "Hay 6.670.903.752.021.072.936.960" is trending on Twitter at the moment?

Thursday, November 15, 2012


A politician's open mouth invariably indicates a closed mind.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


A wise man turns off the road that the he is travelling before he runs out of road.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Circle of Life

As sure as eggs are eggs, when a dictator's portrait is "de-hanged" from a wall so the dictator himself is hanged.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Advice To Self

Fatty pork chops, roast spuds, stuffing, half a kilo of brussels and excess gravy served on Sunday evening make a heady combination on Monday morning.

Friday, November 09, 2012

In Praise of Toilets

Kudos to the Korean city of Suwon for acknowledging the importance to all of us of something that we all try to ignore (ie toilets) and opening "the world's first toilet theme park".

The Restroom Cultural Park has a museum displaying Roman style loos, European-style bedpans, and ancient Korean flush toilets, as well as fun facts about human waste and a sculpture garden dedicated to squatting figures.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Advice To The Republicans

As you unpick the bones of your defeat, don't double down on stupid and embrace the false prophet of extremism!

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The American Election

Only four more years until the next Presidential election, one can almost hear the political pundits gearing up to speculate on the outcome of that one!

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Happy US Election Day

My best wishes to the good people of America today as they choose who they wish to lead them for the next four years.

As to whether the newly elected President, whoever it turns out to be, can actually bring about a meaningful improvement in the lives of the people of America and unblock the political gridlock on Capitol Hill remains to be seen.

Monday, November 05, 2012

Happy Bonfire Night

Have an enjoyable and accident free bonfire night everyone.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Advice To Self

Always check that there are no soft fruits in your trouser back pockets before sitting down.