21 Mar '12, 3pm

Smart

Sunday mornings at Kings Cross sees hordes of stranded and wasted kids desperately searching for a taxi. Many give up and start walking in the hope of jagging a cab on the way. I encounter these kids outside a cafe on the perimeter of the KX zoo. “Are you a taxi driver?” they ask as I sip coffee and have a cigarette. Or they'll enter the cafe and accost me at the counter in an attempt to secure a ride, even offering to pay extra. Last weekend a lone woman aged around 20 approached. She was surprisingly vibrant compared to the usual glum, strung-out clubbers walking home after a long night. I advised she keep walking and promised to collect her down the road, rather than have her hovering and applying pressure during my break. Ten minutes later I found her ambling along with a fella maybe a few years older. He was also looking for a cab and lived close by, or so he'd told h...

Full article: http://www.cablog.com.au/2012/03/smart.html

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