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

Friday, January 31, 2014

Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year, the coming year being the year of the horse.

Thursday, January 30, 2014


It is the nature of governments to make life more complicated for the people (via bureaucracy, rules and regulations) as the complexity hides the inefficiency, dishonesty and incompetence of those in power.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


In the silence there are no distractions to help you run away from yourself.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Advice To Self

Eating a quarter of chicken, a saveloy, scampi and large chips just before going to bed was a tad "over enthusiastic".

Friday, January 24, 2014

Advice To Councils

When collecting domestic refuse it is best to collect the entire street's refuse at the same time, rather than only one household's.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Advice To Councils

When you change the refuse collection dates, remember to inform your local council taxpayers.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Dust stops accumulating if left untouched for a few months, regular dusting merely encourages it to return!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

New Ideas

"New" ideas are invariably old ideas rehashed.

Monday, January 20, 2014


A watched email inbox never "pings".

Friday, January 17, 2014

"Changeable Weather"

When the weather forecaster says that the weather will be "changeable", what he/she actually means is that it will rain all day.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

"Non Drop" Christmas Trees

Non drop Christmas trees are only "non drop" when you put them up, a veritable avalanche of prickles occurs when you take them down.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014


No matter how old one becomes, life still has the capacity to surprise one.

Monday, January 13, 2014


Never make a drama out of a crisis, instead use it as an opportunity.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014


Revenge is a leaking ship that will drown you.

Seek justice for those who have wronged you, but forgive them; and show kindness to those who have shown kindness to you.

Monday, January 06, 2014

The Polar Vortex

Given the Polar Vortex currently gripping North America, are we to assume that without "global warming" it would have been far worse?

Thursday, January 02, 2014


Don your rusty armour and gird your loins for the forthcoming year!