Archive for September, 2009


in the garage again

Hello everybody hope you are well and earning enough.
I have been a bit busier than in the last few weeks and I must say that it is about time too. The cab has had a couple of problems over the last couple of weeks , starting with a burst radiator the other tuesday. Luckily I [...]


Mini-Cab driver who deliberately ran over a man in Soho.

This piece is  from the Evening Standard which was published on Friday, 18th Sept. It’s about a  Mini-Cab driver who deliberately ran over a man in Soho.
Russell Croft had just picked up a party of solicitors from the Ivy Restaurant in Soho when he used his S-Type jaguar as a lethal weapon to run over [...]


your stories

Hi there just a quick note to let you know that Steve, or should that be Lester, has added a new page where you can add you own stories from London,past and present.
You have to send them into Steve and he will post them in the “YOUR STORIES” page.
We have started this off with a [...]


Twitter iPhones and something else

Thank God August has passed. Now I can start earning some real money, he says  -  lol

Even though August was slow, I was still working the same long hours. The only difference is that in August,  there’s very little street work and very long queues at the train stations.  I normally put my hire light [...]


Finchley Rd touts

Hi there everybody hope you are well and earning enough.
This is just a quick post to let you all know of something that I have noticed over the last couple of days.
I come to work at midnight every morning and head down the M1,  if I don’t get a radio job on the way(HA,HA) I [...]


More from the world of Del Boy

Hello everybody, hope you are well and earning enough. It’s a bit quiet out there isn’t it?
There is not a lot to report from the work front, nothing funny has happened but it has given me time to read the trade papers and listen to the grumbling going on in the trade.
The first thing that [...]


R.M.T.Demo outside the P.C.O

John Kennedy speaks out over recent wife killer at R.M.T.demo outside the P.C.O. Friday the 4th Sept.

A good turn out  at least two hundred turned up in support.Most stayed till the end, It was all over when officials moved us on, around 3:40 pm.

All the drivers keep circuling the block, that was until the police [...]


Penalty Charge Notice for sitting on a Taxi rank

At 1:30 am this morning I was ranked up outside Tiger Tiger in the Haymarket there were two other cabs behind me and a minicab parked up at the head of the rank, of which the driver got out and went into Tiger Tiger. While I was chatting to the cab  driver behind me he [...]


Free for all anarchy on the streets of london

27th August While waiting outside Abacus there was a noisy crowd of intoxicated people, some of which were hailing  anything that moved – I was glad they didn’t see me sitting there waiting for a punter.
Even a passing minicab that stopped then drove off empty! Not long after,  another passing minicab picked a particular [...]

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