Reality Checkpoint

Our city — Walks Parker's Piece, Cambridge
Reality Checkpoint lamp post

A truth-telling lamppost

This isn’t any ordinary lamppost. For a start, it’s probably one of the only lampposts to have its own Wikipedia page. Walk across Parker’s Piece and there you’ll find ‘Reality Checkpoint.’ Legend has it that it was first written here by some of our students in the 1970s to mark the point at which you left campus and entered the real world.

Visit the Reality Checkpoint Wikipedia page