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

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Today's Word

Today's word (courtesy of The president of The United States) is:


Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Bank Holidays

There is nothing like a bank holiday to totally throw your biorhythms out of sync.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Stop Leaking - OPSEC!

Clearly I am going to have to repeat myself.

America kindly stop leaking details of the Manchester terror investigation.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Advice To Our American Allies

It is "bad manners" (to say the least!), and shocking OPSEC, to leak the details of the conveniently id carrying UK suicide bomber to the press before the UK authorities deem it to be appropriate.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

"Exercise Restraint"

The phrase "exercise restraint" returns once again to haunt the headlines, with the same depressing inevitability as the return of an unloved season!

Friday, May 19, 2017


Beware that your signals, designed to show strength and force a change of posture, are not misinterpreted as preluding an imminent attack.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tad vs Smidgen

Which is larger a "tad" or a "smidgen"?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How To Negotiate

There are three golden rules wrt negotiations:

1 You cannot negotiate with an empty chair.

2 The parties involved need to know if there are preconditions necessary for negotiation, and what those conditions are.

3 Setting pre conditions for negotiation usually guarantees failure.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Advice To The American Public

If you are going to advocate going to war with/nuking a third world shit hole, at least have the wits to know where the fark it is on a map!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Question For Prospective Labour MPs

Given that some of you have stated that you neither support your party's manifesto or leader, why the fark are you standing for labour?

Thursday, May 11, 2017

How To Make Someone Redundant

It is best to ensure that notice of the redundancy be given to the employee in writing or face to face, before CNN announces it.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Life Hack

Not everything in life works out as neatly as "reality" shows would have you believe!

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Say No To Burgers In Restaurants

Burgers in restaurants are wrong on every level!

Just say NO!

Monday, May 08, 2017

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Wednesday, May 03, 2017


Who would have thought that a game of volleyball could become the cause of such speculation and confusion?

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The Mouse That Roared

Peace in our time?


Peace NOT in our time?

The ball is in the court of the mouse!