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

Friday, September 29, 2017

The DMZ - A Question of Pronunciation

Kudos to Adam Shaw of the Tonight programme for correctly pronouncing the DMZ as the D M "Zed" (not "Zee")!

The pronunciation of the Z as "Zee" implies the Americans own it, when in fact it is owned by no one (hence the name "Demilitarised").

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Breaking News vs Timed News

Beware politicians and media organisations who present "timed news" as "breaking news" in order to push forward their own agenda.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Life Just Keeps Getting Better and Better, According To This Guy!

Monday, September 25, 2017

Munchkin Fails To Reassure

Call me old fashioned, but the fact that Munchkin defaulted to "nuclear", and not "conventional", in his "reassurance" is not at all "reassuring"!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Advice To Microsoft

The next time Hotmail goes down, how about issuing regular updates via Twitter as to what the fark is going on, rather than letting people try to work it out for themselves?

Monday, September 18, 2017

Reality TV

Reality TV is not real life.

Many of those hapless individuals who expose themselves (mentally and physically) on reality TV would be better off seeking psychiatric help from trained professionals.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Advice To The World - It's Not Firework Night Yet!

It's not Firework Night yet folks, so kindly stop letting off rockets and bangers.

Thank you!

Monday, September 11, 2017

Friday, September 08, 2017

Advice To The State Department

Military operations are not "sexy", just ask the poor sods who have to do the fighting and dying to keep you safe in Washington!

Thursday, September 07, 2017


Beliefs may be all very well and good, but don't force them down other people's throats!

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Advice To The President of The United States

Selling weapons to some countries in a major geopolitical hotspot is not necessarily conducive to your alleged desire for peace in that region.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Begging For War

When one country accuses another of "begging for war", you can bet your bottom Won that the accuser is the one champing at the bit for war!

Monday, September 04, 2017


Not every leader is Churchill, and those that aren't shouldn't delude themselves that they are!