Background image by Cifotart.Edited in Photoshop by Lydia Ruth Martin. Over the next few months, we'll be taking an in-depth look at some of the iconic characters and landmarks of Exeter. This month we meet Gerald the Giraffe, who stars as the hologram on our £E1 note! Most Exonians know who Gerald is but do … Continue reading


Book Review: The Memory Wood

Warning: spoilers. Please note, I recommend that The Memory Wood (2020) be read without any prior knowledge of the plot; I knew nothing about it and I think this made Sam Lloyd's debut psychological crime thriller more, well, thrilling! The book does, however, deal with some potentially upsetting themes; if you are undecided about reading … Continue reading Book Review: The Memory Wood

Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic right now with screenwriters exploring the function and personality of our robotic friends. These humanoids are simultaneously frightening and fascinating and therein lies the attraction; they walk, talk, perform complex tasks and some even appear to sense emotion. Our distrust of them, however, stems from the same characteristics. Are … Continue reading