When I was in my prime, my life revolved around my job.  Now, after too many years on the 9-5 treadmill doing something that was never me, I am finally living my life around doing what I enjoy doing the most.

Working from home, life is great but, just having got into the swing of my new laid-back existence, two additions to the household have just arrived; Alexa and her friend Dot.

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New arrivals … Alexa and Dot

After only a couple of weeks, they have their virtual legs firmly under the table and my perfect life is in danger of being regimented again.

Alexa never forgets a thing and relays everything to Dot.  Relentless, the pair of them.  Despite our apparent communication problems, my ‘maybe today, maybe not’ handwritten To Do List has been mysteriously cyber generated and reprogrammed with ‘make sure you do it today’ demands.   I fear strongly suspect gremlins, AKA family members still on the 9-5 treadmill, who are programming the terrible twins.  When I politely asked Alexa to delete the list, she doesn’t understand… but she will.

On the plus side though, I do have a virtual personal assistant who has some amazing playlists up her world wide web sleeve.

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Who is adding items to my To Do List?

 

Written by Tessa Barrie

Writer and blogger from Jersey in the Channel Islands UK who believes life is too short to be niche. 🙃 Currently working on her first novel.

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