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Page: 4 Download (Duration: 45:54 — 21.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we’re back in the city centre, in the area around Newland and Brayford Wharf North, where Paul and Jonny are pleased to find that students haven’t changed too much since their day despite the worrying presence of a gym, and enjoy a trendy Japanese beer […] Download (Duration: 48:05 — 22.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we’re in Producer Jonny’s beloved ‘hood – Lincoln’s West End – and whilst Jonny can’t resist his customary moan about PVC windows and cars, he quickly wins Paul round to the manifest merits of the area.  We also hear from Simon Fitch about West End Lights, […] Download (Duration: 45:01 — )Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit the graffiti-ridden, wee-smelling concrete carbunkle that is Pelham Bridge where we lament the streets that were flattened to build this 50s flyover. Jonny questions why, 55 years after it opened, drivers are still moaning about the railway crossings which it was supposed to […] Download (Duration: 38:53 — 17.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we head to Hartsholme Country Park and the Swanholme Nature Reserve, where the news that grass snakes and adders have been spotted sends the ophidiophobic Jonny into a panic, while Paul’s more bothered by the geese. We also hear some childhood reminiscences of the area […] Download (Duration: 39:17 — 18.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we once again head out of town, to the exceedingly well-equipped Skellingthorpe – less than half a mile from the Birchwood estate but a very different ambiance, prompting us to question whether public money always goes to the right places. We also stumble across some […] Download (Duration: 41:42 — 19.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we visit Producer Jonny’s childhood ‘hood, Brant Road, where we learn about his love of lego and curly wurlys, and his life on the road as The Littlest Hobo.  Meanwhile, Paul and Jonny are caught peeping on the current occupants of Jonny’s childhood home and […] Download (Duration: 48:52 — 22.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week is all about transport as we visit a grid square where road, rail, canal and cycleway intersect.  Having thrashed Jonny on the Skelly Straight cycle challenge, Paul reveals his rock & roll past and is shocked to discover Jonny’s criminal tendencies.  Paul and Jonny then […] Download (Duration: 37:57 — 17.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we venture up Canwick Hill to an area alongside Lincoln Road which apparently contains Canwick Pits.  At least, that’s what our map tells us – but we were once again thwarted by fences and “keep out” signs, leading Jonny to speculate what the authorities might […] Download (Duration: 42:49 — 29.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week, Paul & Jonny visit Sir Francis Hill School and the surrounding area, where Paul looks back on his idilic childhood and reveals his part in getting golf banned near Tritton Road.  A house proudly displaying an England flag leads us to muse over the meaning […] Download (Duration: 46:46 — 32.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we schlep out to Branston to stare at big iron gates and high walls in the area around Branston Old Hall. The discovery of an orchard in the grid prompts the first and probably last editions of Jonny’s new quiz A Question Of Apples. Meanwhile, […]