Review: The White Devil

Stepping into the shadows of Jesus College’s candlelit hall on a sunny Saturday afternoon, the audience find themselves plunged into the equally shadowy world of 17th century Italy, the setting of Webster’s revenge-tragedy The White Devil. Vittoria Corombona, passionately played by Sophie Claypole, falls in love with the Duke of Bracciano (Basil Bowdler) and in […]

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Mystery of the Yeti solved by Oxford Academic

An Oxford professor has seemingly ‘solved’ the mystery of the Himalayan Yeti. Bryan Sykes, a professor of Human Genetics, concluded that there is evidence that the famous creature is a sub-species of brown bear. Sykes, a fellow of Wolfson College, subjected suspected yeti hairs to the most advanced tests available. He revealed that the hairs […]

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Fiction. Table Conversation

“Where did he go now then?”  He looked across the dining table at his wife with a deep frown. She put a finger gently to her lips to signal silence and pointed downwards. He made a slight start, bent sideways as if to look under the table, but did not lift the cloth as his […]

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