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  • Ten cheap alternative to uber

    cabbieblog.com 10 Dec '14, 12am

    Today Uber is seen as one of the hippest forms of transport in London, and is building a reputation for being cutting edge and a cheaper alternative to taxis. But are people actually forgetting many of the already existing forms of transportation around the capital that are actually c...

  • Previously on CabbieBlog . . . Bread Basket Boy #CabbieBlog

    Bread basket boy

    cabbieblog.com 14 Dec '14, 4pm

    Three hundred and twenty-three years ago a long forgotten stonemason was putting the finishing touches on a small plaque which remains today marooned in Panyer Alley, a small footpath just off Newgate Street. It depicts a naked boy perched on a bread basket proffering what appears to ...

  • Suicidal bakers at the Monument

    cabbieblog.com 13 Dec '14, 4pm

    Topped by what looks like a flaming Christmas pudding, this, the tallest isolated stone column in the world, stands 202ft high and although obscured by office buildings, the Shard being the latest, can still offer commanding views of The City. If you have the energy, and it must be sa...

  • Previously on CabbieBlog . . . The London Grill: Peter Watts #CabbieBlog

    The London Grill: Peter Watts

    cabbieblog.com 07 Dec '14, 4pm

    We challenge our contributor to reply to ten devilishly probing questions about their London and we don’t take “Sorry Gov” for an answer. Everyone sitting in the hot seat will face the same questions that range from their favourite way to spend a day out in the capital to their most h...

  • Tin Pan Alley

    cabbieblog.com 03 Dec '14, 6pm

    It is barely 100 yards long and lies in the shadow of one of Europe’s biggest engineering projects. Tin Pan Alley or Denmark Street as we would have to call it whilst on The Knowledge is under threat according to Peter Watts who writes a polemical piece in The Great Wen. Historically ...

  • Previously on CabbieBlog . . . A Cabbie’s view of London #CabbieBlog

    A cabbie's view of London

    cabbieblog.com 29 Nov '14, 4pm

    As any artist, writer or photographer will tell you, professionally they will observe the world around them in ways that others can take for granted. It is that same attention to detail that’s needed when one undertakes “The Knowledge”, the qualification required to become a London ca...

  • A history of green cab shelters

    cabbieblog.com 15 Nov '14, 10am

    Between designing handbags fit for the Duchess of Cambridge, and assisting Mayor Boris in his mission to make the host city look beautiful for the Olympic games, Anya Hindmarch is taking up the cause to save the Cabmen’s Shelters from extinction. She has designed a two-way 2012 London...

  • America takes flight

    cabbieblog.com 27 Nov '14, 4pm

    On this day when America is in our thoughts, I am returning to the security of their embassy in Grosvenor Square and their proposed move to Battersea south of the river. In the late 1950s the Duke of Westminster agreed to allow the United States to demolish the whole of the west side ...

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