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

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Timing Is Everything

When an expected ambassadorial appointment to a certain country is nixed, and the long time point man on that country's northerly neighbour unexpectedly resigns you know that the shit is going to hit the fan.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Sun Is Shining

The sun may well be shining, but be aware that the ice is slippery!

Monday, February 26, 2018


You can no more dis-invent nuclear weapons than you dis-invent the wheel, as such your monitoring systems for any denuclearisation deal must be perfect!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Advice To Pence

When sabotaging your own meetings try to be a little more subtle about it in future!

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The 700,000 Arrows of Truth

Bring forth the bow of justice, the quiver of unyielding determination and the 700,000 arrows of truth.

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Year of The Dog

A very happy Lunar New Year to all my chums in Asia Pacific as they celebrate the year of the dog.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Advice To Twitter

Instead of your bot stopping humans from tweeting, because you think they are bots, root out the real bots and block them!

Thursday, February 08, 2018


Despots can only wield power and remain in office via enablers.

Castrate the enablers and you castrate the despot!

Friday, February 02, 2018

Red Lines

Red lines, contrary to their theoretical intention, more often than not constrain the actions of those who draw them!

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Driving The Agenda

It is best for all, that politicians are not allowed to drive the agenda!