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

Monday, October 31, 2016


Halloween is a perverse occasion, as it is the one time of the year that parents encourage their kids to wander the streets at night in fancy dress, demanding sweets from strangers.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Farewell Vine

Farewell Vine, until the announcement of you demise I had never heard of you or knew what you did.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Fog and Sunshine Working In Harmony

Today's sea fog was brought to you courtesy of today's sunshine, which then burned it off.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Reclining Office Chairs

Reclining office chairs are all very well and good, until a crucial screw pops out at the moment of maximum recline!

Monday, October 24, 2016

Innocuous Lies

Sometimes something innocuous, such as someone lying about why they didn't bring you something from duty free, points to deeper issues.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Question For Southern Rail

You claim that the currently curtailed timetable will be restored in full by the end of the month.

That being the case, what was the point of curtailing it in the first place?

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


Start your day with a banana, and you will conquer the world!

Monday, October 17, 2016

Question For The American People

Are Clinton and Trump really the best candidates that a country with a population of 319 million can produce to run for President?

Friday, October 14, 2016

Toilet Flushing

Start your day as you mean to go on, by giving your toilet a good powerful flush!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Advice To Multinationals

When complaining about the fall in value of Sterling:

1 Don't forget what goes down, does also go up

2 Ask your hedging department why they failed to provide sufficient hedge.

3 Marmite is made in the UK!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Advice To "Celebrities"

You can only apologise on behalf of yourself, and those that have given you express permission to apologise on their behalf.

You cannot apologise on behalf of an entire country!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Advice Re Using Professionals

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

The same principle applies to the use of professional services and heeding advice from lawyers, property management companies and insurance companies.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Avoid Monday Mornings

Avoid Monday mornings by sleeping in until Tuesday.

Friday, October 07, 2016

Thursday, October 06, 2016

A Fistful of Pens

A fistful of pens, yet not one of them works!

Why are non functioning pens never disposed of?

Wednesday, October 05, 2016


Some things just aren't worth the effort, don't waste time and energy on them simply move on to something else.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Question For Southern Rail

Are we to assume that your strategy (wrt buggering up the schedules, cancelling trains, firing staff and your idiotic request for commuters to tweet complaints to the RMT) is in fact part of a cunning strategy to force the government to rid you of your rail franchise?

Monday, October 03, 2016

Cheerful Monday Mornings

Beware cheerful, bright Monday mornings; the week is setting you up for a fail big time!