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

Friday, October 30, 2015

Chili Eating

When eating chili it is advisable to try to aim for the mouth, rather than splatter it in your hair.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Tactics and Strategy

To employ tactics without strategy is a policy doomed to fail.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Advice For Power and Water Cuts

When your power and water are cut off temporarily, and you can't use the computer or make a cup of tea, go for a walk.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Sod's Law

The phone will always ring, or the door will always knock when you are in the bathroom.

Friday, October 23, 2015


It being Friday, you now have my permission to start drinking.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


It's always fun finding a selection of last night's takeaway chips secreted within and under the sofa the next morning.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Monday Mornings

What better way to start your week than to sleep through Monday and start the week on Tuesday?

Friday, October 16, 2015

The Customer Is Always Right

The maxim of "the customer is always right" is indeed valid when running a business. However, sometimes the following caveat applies:

"The customer can be an indecisive, time wasting moron"

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Lost Battles

When the battle is lost, regroup and move on lest you lose the war by continuing to fight the lost battle.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Enforced Regime Change

So how's that been working out then?

The world feels so much "safer" and more "stable" since it has become de facto foreign policy of certain countries to destabilise others, in the hope of "encouraging" regime change.


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Waste Not, Want Not

Waste not, want not or so the old saying goes.

However, that is not always applicable.

The other day I found a half consumed can of lager in the street, and duly saved it. However, today I really don't want to drink it!

Monday, October 12, 2015

Friday, October 09, 2015

Wednesday, October 07, 2015


Q: When is a terrorist not a terrorist?

A: When he is a third party asset.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Monday, October 05, 2015

Tired Old Camels

Tired old camels really don't appreciate extra straws being placed upon them.

Those who have luxuriated in positions of power and authority over the years might want to bear this in mind when they place extra burdens upon their subservients.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Regime Change

How much the safer the world is now that Muammar Gaddafi and Sadam Hussein are dead, and that Bashar al-Assad's regime has been destabilised by outside agencies.


You mean it isn't safer, but is in fact more dangerous?

How could that be??

Thursday, October 01, 2015


May the enemies of one's friends die screaming!