DTD138 Red Spotted Hanky

June 16, 2017

Great name for a travel-related skill. This one's just for UK bods I'm afraid, and even then only those who want to know either the cheapest or quickest rail journey between any two stations.


DTD137 Television Only Fools

June 15, 2017

This is a must-hear skill that brings the classic 80s TV show 'Only Fools and Horses' to the Echo. I need say no more - except perhaps that if you don't give this one a go then you're a real plonker, as Del Boy would say.


DTD136 Learn the Elements

June 14, 2017

How well do you know your periodic table? This multiple-choice quiz will help you know your Pb from your Pu - which, quite frankly, could be a lifesaver.


DTD135 Truth or Dare

June 13, 2017

The classic playground/dinner party game Alexafied for our equal parts delectation and distress.


DTD134 Earplay

June 12, 2017

In this skil we're taken to a busy restaurant where a mysterious woman appears at your table, asks you to kiss her and then flees for her life (nothing to do with your smooching abilities), pausing only to give you a small vile of green liquid - not for washing up. Of course your choices might end up with a very different story...


DTD133 Universe Facts

June 11, 2017

What's even more awe-inspiring than Milton Keynes? The universve of course. Come with me on a journey of discovery with this groovy space-related random fact generating skill.


DTD132 The election-related episode

June 10, 2017

Not exactly timely but today we look at ways of getting useful election-related info from Alexa - including how each party is doing, as well as the UK Parliament Facts skill.


DTD131 Word Chain

June 9, 2017

I know - you don't have to tell me; yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam.


DTD130 Tricky Gini and Monty Hall musings

June 8, 2017

Today we first look at a nice skill called Tricky Gini. Hear a short story and then choose one of the gini's three sacks to help solve our protagonists problem. I then confuse everyone trying to explain the Monty Hall car, goat, goat conundrum.


DTD129 Curio

June 7, 2017

Today's skill serves us a daily curated playlist of well-read articles that are positively crying out to be enjoyed. This one's definitely on my daily go-to list of skills.