So, yesterday evening, after receiving a prompt from my brother, I updated my iPhone 4 with Apple’s new upgrade, the iOS 5. I was promised the very best in 3G widgets and iCloud storage (whatever the hell that is). Great, I thought. Let’s do this.
I followed all the stages, which didn’t take as long as I thought it would, then voila, I had an upgraded phone – minus all the music and apps I had downloaded. Nothing. Gone. Empty.
I cried. At two in the morning I was a broken man, my phone a shadow of its former self. To be continued…
Posted in 100 Days, 100 Words, Music, Technology
Tagged Apple, Handhelds, iCloud, ios, IPhone, IPhone 4, iTunes, Smartphones
Writing a new Scarecrow chapter for Dorothy: Locked and Loaded, I plugged in my headphones and brought up some early Genesis albums from my iTunes. The album that accompanied my writing was Foxtrot. It culminates with the orgiastic 23 minute long epic, Supper’s Ready.
As I was coming to the end of my 1000 word piece, I could feel Peter Gabriel’s voice and lyrics invade (in a nice way) my thinking. The lyrics make no sense at all, I thought. Is he having a laugh at our expense?
So what if he was. Isn’t this what prog rock is supposed to be about?
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Tagged Foxtrot, Genesis, IPhone, iTunes, Lyrics, Peter Gabriel, Prog Rock, Supper's Ready, writing