A Walk Up Lincoln’s High Street (1/17/15)

Finding myself on my own after MSCM 398’s program on Siren FM, I took the opportunity to step into the glorious sunshine on this Saturday afternoon, and take a walk up Lincoln’s High Street and the Steep Hill. This turned out to be a serendipitous stroll, with something magical revealed around every bend in the cobblestone lane.

My route took me from the campus of the University of Lincoln past Brayford Pool, along the canal, into the city’s lively shopping district, then up, up, up the hill to the Norman castle and cathedral. Over a span of more than three hours, I explored Lincoln’s history at The Collection museum, ate a fabulous chicken and ham pie at Widow Cullens Well, bought gifts for the family, and thoroughly enjoyed this most friendly and walkable city.

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I also had the pleasure to hear performances by several talented street musicians. This one was well worth five pounds.


About massmediax

Dr. Michael Huntsberger is Associate Professor in the department of Mass Communication at Linfield College. He teaches courses in electronic media production, mass communication ethics, and mass communication history, and his research focuses on public media policy and technology. He is an active member of the Broadcast Education Association and the RIPE Initiative.
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