Isn’t it annoying don’t you think

In which things are ironic, don’t you think?

Time to feel old, because ‘Ironic’ by former Canadian God Alanis Morissette is about to turn twenty years old. Even though it is a song about misfortune rather than irony (as I’m sure it is aware to most people) it’s at least a great song about annoyances in life.

To celebrate I’m going to break out the songwriting handbook and have a stab at rewriting the lyrics. My rhymes and phrasings may be more Sondheim and Starkey but when has that ever stopped anyone?

So, to the tune of Ironic…Annoyance.

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A day in the life

In which I read the news today, oh boy!

I had a bit of a rant to some people offline about the banality of my everyday routine, how I do the same thing five days a week until I get a chance to rest at the weekend. I thought this might be worth a blog post but today will be different.

Today I am going to try my hand at something new. I cannot promise it will be any good, not that I really promise any of my posts are of a high quality. This is just a preliminary warning that rather than the free-flowing paragraphs you may be used to I am trying my hand at songwriting.

Or more specifically, lyric writing.

More more specifically, slightly changing the words of an existing song while also breaking the syllable count and possibly any rhyming.

A day in the Life of Geek Ergo Sum.

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