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

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Expertise Is a Transient Thing


A month ago, everyone on social media was an expert in virology.

A week ago, they were experts on Afghanistan.

Today, they are experts on the global road haulage industry.

Where will tomorrow take us?

Friday, August 27, 2021



Wednesday, August 25, 2021

How To Recognise a Shithole From Afar


How to recognise a shithole from afar......

When the country's spokesman says this:

"“Our security forces are not trained how to deal with women, how to speak to women … Until we have full security in place … we ask women to stay home,”

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Dental Prep


At midday today I have to go to the dentist, in order to have the veneer that fell off one of my upper central incisors replaced.

I have as much love of going to the dentist as I do of having a jab. Therefore, in accordance with custom and practice, I am deploying the vodka!

Friday, August 20, 2021

Who Is Running The Taliban's PR Campaign?


The Taliban is running a sophisticated PR campaign on multiple platforms and in multiple languages, trying to soft soap the world that they are now "respectable" and that they are people that you can "do business with".

The question is, who is running/advising them on their campaign?

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

America First!


An angry, bitter and possibly senile old man has just thrown America, its allies and the rest of the world under the bus.

In the coming months he will step down because of "health reasons", leaving his successors to try to clean up the mess he has created.

Monday, August 16, 2021

Advice To Biden


Put your clocks right, the time difference between London and Moscow in Summer is 2 hours not 3!

Friday, August 13, 2021

Charity and Dignity


When offering an individual (as opposed to a charitable organisation of overpaid executives) a charitable act/contribution, be sure to wrap that offer in a generous layer of dignity.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Throwing The Toys Out of The Pram

In order to throw the toys out of the pram, the baby/third world dictator has to have them in the pram in the first place.

Thus, if you want to stop the toys from being thrown out of the pram, don't put them in the pram in the first place!

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Covid Test Companies Are Shite


They are taking the piss!

Monday, August 09, 2021

Beware When Governments Use The Word "Temporary"

Beware when governments use the word "temporary".

"Temporary" tends to last for many years!

Friday, August 06, 2021



Why do printers take so long to clear heir throats before telling you that you have run out of paper/ink?

Thursday, August 05, 2021

The Right Track


Being on the right track is excellent, as far as it goes. However, you should be careful to avoid being run over by the oncoming train!

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Advice To Government Ministers


Follow the example of the criminal community, and use burner phones when you want to keep those "special" messages private from the prying eyes of the police/parliamentary investigators.

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Consensus Models Are Worse Than Worthless


Consensus models that combine optimistic and pessimistic models are worse than worthless, and most certainly should not be used for planning or forecasting.

Yet, these are the very models that the government have been using to manage the Covid outbreak!

Monday, August 02, 2021

Question for FAKE SAGE


You are normally very keen to hold doom laden press conferences highlighting your version of "facts" and your projections of an imminent apocalypse.

Yet, for the last couple of weeks you have been unusually quiet.

Will you be holding a press conference to apologise for your wildly incorrect projections and your fear inducing announcements?