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We need to reduce our noise footprint | Ian McMillan | Comment is free | The Guardian

My dad was such a noisy riser that, a few years ago, I wrote a song about it because it was a ritual that was stamped on to my soul. As a child, I’d hear his buzzsaw snoring suddenly stop as though it had run into a wall. I’d hear him sigh hugely and yawn operatically. He’d say, “I’m just getting up!” – and then he’d get up.