Have you noticed that most of the times when you are in rush to go somewhere and there is a big hurry to arrive in time, some strange things happens that may never / rarely happened before (such as traffic jam in a path you commute every day and too rarely confront any heavy traffic) and thing all will get together to prevent you from arriving in time?
Or have you ever face a situation when you don't want to do something, but it is easy to be done at the moment and once when you need that to happen it just acts up?
There is a saying in our language that describes these types of situations when Things never happen as you anticipate them. We say:
Have you noticed things always end up backward?
Have you noticed things always happen backward?
Which one of the above sentences work in English naturally? If no one, then please let me know what would native speakers say here?