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by Jonathan Hill
Originally published by on 27/01/2018

Dave kicked back on the sofa and exhaled with satisfaction at his new acquisition.

"Alexa, what time is it?" He could see the clock but that wasn’t the point.

"7:30pm," came the reply.

“Alexa, dim the lights.' And as if by magic, the room grew darker.

“Alexa, play Oasis on Spotify.'

‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ started playing. This was brilliant. The best thing he had ever done!

“Alexa, when will dinner be ready?'

His wife of three days, Alexa, glared at him then hurled a cushion at his head.

“Make dinner your bloody self or we’re getting a divorce!'

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