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

Friday, October 30, 2020


Once you understand and accept that human beings are a remarkably stupid species, then the world makes perfect sense!

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Drawing Lines In The Sand


It is unwise to draw lines in the sand during a sandstorm!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lockdowns Kill

Lockdowns don't reduce the number of deaths, they displace the cause of death from one factor to another and cause others (eg undiagnosed/untreated cancers) to increase over time.

Monday, October 26, 2020

Covid - The Reality


It is apparent that:

- Lockdowns don't work

- Lockdowns cause untold damage (metal health, non covid health issues and economic carnage)

- Track and trace apps in Europe have failed

- Politicians don't have a plan, other than to wait for the "vaccine "

Will the politicians change tack?

Will they fuck!

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Irony KLAXON - The Connection Between Track & Trace and Scam Phone Calls

I find it "ironic" that since I have been mandated by the government to leave my contact details with pubs and restaurants, I have been on the receiving end of numerous scam phone calls!

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Failed In Wales - Fire-Break The Lockdown That Dare Not Speak Its Name

When all else fails, double down on what you did before that didn't work but call it something else!

It won't work, and it will be in place a lot longer than 16 days!

Monday, October 19, 2020

Tax Return Time Again!


Where's a rainy day when you actually want one?

Friday, October 16, 2020

Circuit Breakers Are Pigs In Makeup


Circuit breakers are lockdowns, except with a fancy name.

Just because the sick pig you bought last week is now wearing makeup, doesn't make it a new healthy pig.


Thursday, October 15, 2020

When All Else Fails

When all else fails, double down on what you did before that didn't work but call it something else!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


Lockdowns do not save lives, they postpone deaths and impart economic and psychological misery on people.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Kobayashi Maru Solution


Every leader at some stage faces a decision where whatever he/she decides will lead to the deaths of thousands, no matter what he/she decides the leader will be blamed for those deaths (ie they face a no win scenario).

When faced with such a decision, the true leader (the one that will go down in history as a great leader) needs to grasp history by the privates and seek Captain Kirk's Kobayashi Maru solution (one that breaks the rules and dispenses with the binary choice no win scenario).

It should be noted that not every leader has gone down in history as a great leader!

Monday, October 12, 2020

Question Re The Three Tier System

How is it the Three Tier System has the following tiers:

- Medium

- High

- Very high

However, there is no "Low/Zero" tier?

Where exactly is the off ramp?

Thursday, October 08, 2020

The Danger of Defined Paths


Defined paths (this is how things have been done before) and copycat policies are not always the best way to handle situations such as Covid, especially when they make things worse. 

The trouble is, no country or leader will admit that they have got it wrong.

Hence many countries are now doubling down on restrictions that will make things worse.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Question For Handcock

If local lockdowns/restrictions, imposed and managed by central government are so effective, why is it that in those areas which have had these lockdowns/restrictions for some time do the alleged cases continue to rise?

Friday, October 02, 2020

Ken's World of Facts - Social Media

Social media is NOT the real world, do not let it (or the shouty people who use it) give you a false perspective of reality.

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Happy Chuseok!


Happy Chuseok to my Korean chums and my chums in Korea.