Archive for June, 2010

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London School of Twitter for Cabbies

I was at my first open evening last night for the LSTC ( London School of Twitter for Cabbies) and it was a big success.
I arrived at the KXTC aka the Camley Street cafe around 19:45 so I could have my dinner, then it was down to business, just past 20:00 the first cabbie arrived. [...]

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A hot days work

Hi Everyone last night the 27th after being knocked out of the world cup by Germany I decided to go to work.
The game finished at 4:45 and I was as sober as a judge, mainly because I made my mind up the day before that I would be working after the game, you know what [...]

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The Anthologist

The Anthologist Bar and Kitchen is the City’s latest Bar/Restaurant to open.
At no 58 Gresham Street EC2 ,this is the City’s latest and best, it is a stunning looking Bar/Restaurant.
opening times
Mon – Weds: 8am – 11pm
Thurs – Fri: 8am – 1am
Saturday – join us from 9:30pm till 3am for Soul Saturdays. Sign up [...]

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All change in the City

More road changes in the City of London.
this is Queen Victoria Street, heading East bound, with Friday Street on the left.

As you can see in this picture, you can know go straight on and continue into Queen Victoria Street or branch right into Canon Street further along but you can’t turn left into Canon [...]

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Crazy people

Hi everyone while 2nd on point at kings cross taxi rank, I was trying to wave over a Lady who was standing behind  the people getting into the first cab. If you’ve ever used Kings cross taxi rank before you would understand that there are three places to stand and wait, if for instance there’s [...]

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Nokia offers free taxi rides to promote Ovi Maps

Here’s an interesting promotion from Nokia. The Finnish mobile giant is sponsoring free taxi cabs in four major cities: Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London.
If you spot an Ovi Maps branded cab out and about in these cities, you can flag it down and get a free ride. Providing someone else isn’t in it already.
And also [...]

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Zero Emissions Fuel Cell Hybrid Taxi Unveiled at london’s City Hall

City Hall London 7th June 2010
Black Cabs Go Green. the unveiling of London’s first taxi to go Green, using hydrogen fuel cells.

I was invited to go to City Hall by Will Stanley and James Kennedy of AxiCom PR, the PR company for Intelligent Energy.
When I arrived at City Hall I parked my taxi in [...]

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2nd United Cabbies Demo of 2010

June the 2nd and another successful demonstration , there must have been at least three thousand cabs passing through the Aldwych, as central London came to a complete standstill.
I joined the organizers at a meeting point just outside the Aldwych, when ready we set of and parked up between the Waldorf Hotel and the [...]

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Independance Day

Due to the success of the recent demonstration in the Aldwych, the Administration team of the LTDF have decided to become totally independant of any trade organisation or association.
We believe the success of this demo was because it was supported by drivers from ALL trade organisations, and we would now like to build on this [...]

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