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

Thursday, March 31, 2016


Life is made all the more pleasurable by bacon!

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

When In Doubt

When in doubt about something, go with your gut instinct.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

British Bank Holidays

Bank holidays in Britain are a right load of old choss:

- traffic jams,
- lousy weather, and
- shite furniture sales!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Advice To Government Organisations

When you are trying to plant an "exclusive" story in the media, don't give the same story to a large number of media organisations at the same time.

They will not be best pleased to find out that you are trying to play them for patsies for your own nefarious ends!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Advice To Politicians

The words "shock" and "outrage" tend to be overused during times of crisis, especially when you have been telling the public for sometime that such events are highly likely.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Dogs and Lawyers

When you buy a dog, you don't do the barking yourself.

The same principle should be applied when hiring a lawyer.

Friday, March 18, 2016


A watched Skype chat never pings.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

RIP Lady Penelope

Sylvia Anderson 27 March 1927 - 16 March 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Troop Withdrawals

Beware heaving a sigh of relief when a country pulls its troops out of a specific war zone. This may be but a means to deploy them elsewhere, against someone else.

Monday, March 14, 2016


The person or country that shouts the loudest is invariably the weakest and most pathetic.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Emails and Messages

Look for what is missing from an email or message when determining what the writer is actually thinking.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tit For Tat

Tit for tat is not an effective foreign policy tactic.

Countries that apply such tactics invariably end up looking like immature idiots, and end up embroiling themselves in situations that others have to help them out of in order to avoid bloodshed.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Low Hanging Fruit

Whilst low hanging fruit may appear to be tempting, beware overindulging lest they be poisoned.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Cornered Mice

Cornered mice, when they have nothing left to lose, will fight back.

Friday, March 04, 2016

The Weekend Approaches

As the weekend approaches go forth into it with gusto!

Thursday, March 03, 2016


Growth occurs when you experience things, and interact with people, outwith your normal comfort zone.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

American Democracy

American democracy is an illusion, the American people have little choice other than to vote for one of two candidates both under the control of oligarchs.

The exception being the 2016 presidential election, wherein one of the candidates will most likely be an oligarch.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Rain and Wind

Rain wouldn't be half so bad if it were not for the fact that it is invariably accompanied by wind.