Frivolous Fun on Friday

Lynne Kiesling

This novelty is tailor-made for a Fry-and-Laurie loving, Wodehouse reading, pathetic Anglophile like myself: the Voco clock, an alarm clock programmed with 50 different messages from Stephen Fry as the consummate valet (Mr. Jeeves).

Imagine waking up to the voice of Stephen Fry saying

I’m so sorry to disturb you sir, but it appears to be morning. Very inconvenient, I agree, sir. I believe it is the rotation of the earth which is to blame, sir.


I’m afraid the staff has absconded, sir. And it is my day off. I trust it will not be too onerous to make your own exquisitely sliced toast and perfectly cooked breakfast?

I’m not sure the KP Spouse would be able to endure it, but I must admit that I am sorely tempted …