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

Monday, April 12, 2021

Question For England

May be an image of snow

Are we drunk yet?

Friday, April 09, 2021



Beware the itch that cannot be scratched!

Thursday, April 08, 2021



Can it be true, is the sun really trying to shine?

But where is that post Easter snow?

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Advice To Covid Modellers

Instead of being "pleasantly surprised" by better than modelled actual infection/death rates, try building models that are fucking accurate!

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Monday, March 29, 2021

The Suez Canal

Now is the time to dust off those plans from the 1960's to build a canal through Israel!

Friday, March 26, 2021

The Flu/Covid Transformation


During the early part of the pandemic, many people were of the view that Covid was akin to the flu and should be treated as such (ie nothing too serious).

Now we are in danger of treating flu like Covid, and overreacting when there is a flu outbreak. 

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Advice To The Douche of Sussex


Congratulations on your new job as Commissioner at the Aspen Institute to tackle misinformation in the media.

First on the list should be the interview that your wife gave to Oprah the other week!

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Advice To Container Ship Captains


 Ships tend to traverse the Suez Canal more easily if they are moving forward/aft, rather than sideways!

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Tax Day


On this, the UK's first ever Tax Day, let us ponder the rule of politics that says "temporary measures are never temporary".

Thank you Pitt The Younger!

Friday, March 19, 2021

Advice To BBC Presenters


If you want to bookmark a tweet for future reference, there is a bookmark function. 

"Liking" the tweet means that you like it!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Monday, March 15, 2021

Walk Your Own Path


Walk your own path and, if you wish, ask someone to accompany you part or all of the way.

However, never force someone to take that path with you!

Friday, March 12, 2021

Question For The Douches of Shamelot - #DouchesGate

Having your staff write to the BBC complaining about the racial mix of a discussion group is all very well and good, but given that you don't live in Britain anymore and don't pay a BBC licence fee (or have it paid for you by the taxpayers) what the fark business is it of yours what the BBC does?

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The Art of On Air Flouncing


Flouncing off a live broadcast can bring in big bucks for both the broadcaster and flouncer.

Just saying!

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

ITV Puts Faith Above Facts


Is it not the role of investigative journalism to seek out and verify the facts before telling people to simply "believe"?


Monday, March 08, 2021

The Douches Across The Water - The Hors D'oeuvre

Last night's airing of the family's dirty laundry in public is merely the hors d'oeuvre, wait and see what comes out when they divorce!

Friday, March 05, 2021

Advice To The EU


Instead of banning the shipment of contractually agreed supplies of the Oxford  AstraZeneca vaccine to Australia, why not use the millions of doses that are sitting unused in Germany, France and Italy?

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Advice To ITV


Bumping "Unforgotten", in order to show an interview with two hapless celebs who were once royals, really has irked me!

I am not a person who should be irked!

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

The Inner Wolves

  When one of your inner wolves starts howling at the moon, be careful to feed only the good one!

Monday, March 01, 2021



 Everything is better when it's sunny!

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Covid Has Cured Flu!


The gullible on social media are rejoicing at the zero flu cases this year, not realising that it will come back with a vengeance next year now that we have compromised our immune systems with lockdowns and mask wearing!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Who We Need, Who We Don't Need


We need a number of people in our lives in order to survive and thrive, including but not limited to (in no particular order and not an exhaustive list):

-medical staff


-factory workers/managers

-policemen/firemen/military personnel

-shopkeepers/shopworkers/delivery drivers/postmen etc

-power workers/waterboard workers etc

We don't need these people in our lives in order to survive/thrive:


-social media influencers



Monday, February 22, 2021

Advice To The "Royals" Across The Water


 You can't have your Royal Patronages and Royalties at the same time!

Friday, February 19, 2021

The Roadmap Out of Lockdown - Prediction


I predict the following wrt the roadmap out of lockdown, that Boris is due to present on Monday:

- Peston will publish it on Suday

- It will please no one

- It will be remarkably imprecise

- It will be underwhelming

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Domestic Vaccine Passports Are Bollocks


By the time that those who use nightclubs, bars, live music venues etc the most have been vaccinated, and have a "passport" to allow them entry,  those venues will have gone bust.

Hence domestic vaccine passports are bollocks!


Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Moth Infestation? - Deploy The Wasps!


Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Happy Pancake Day!


Happy Pancake Day!

Only lemon and sugar are acceptable accompaniments!

Friday, February 12, 2021

Happy Lunar New Year - The Year of The Ox


I would like to wish my chums who are from, or are living in, Asia Pacific a very Happy Lunar New Year!

The Ox is symbolic of hard work, honesty and serenity.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Advice To Members of SAGE and Secretaries of State

 There is a fine line between advising people to be cautious/sensible and ridding them of all hope to the extent that they give up.

If you don't know where that fine line is, then shut your mouths!

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Clickbait Headline Writing Made Simple


Journalists, when writing a story about Covid always use the phrase "of concern" in the title of your piece in order to maximise your clickbait activity and to ensure no one is given any hope for the future at all!

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

One Year Late


 Who knew that one year late, that it would be hard for WHO to find out the root cause of Covid?

Monday, February 08, 2021

Being on The Side of The Angels

Being on the side of the angels is not always a good thing, as some angels have fallen!

Friday, February 05, 2021

The False Sense of Security of Plans


Beware being so busy making plans, that you are too busy to plan for one of life's nasty little surprises!

Thursday, February 04, 2021

Advice To The WHO


Visiting the source of the Covid outbreak more than a year late is an utterly futile "money shot" stunt.

Your record during this pandemic has been one of abject failure. As such you should stick to the music business, and leave disease control to those who actually know what they are doing!

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Question for Facebook

Why on earth are you targeting me with adverts for an illuminated toilet?