Taxi Tales

Tales of the life and times of a UK taxi driver.Read the confessions from the cab.

Link: taxistorys.blogspot.com

  • Pub or Home

    taxistorys.blogspot.com 06 Aug '16, 7pm

    It was a slow Sunday with few rural runs but two jobs stand out from today. The first was from Walney Island, I got to the address and was waiting for a minute or two when a guy walked down the garden path towards the car, then he stopped and went back inside presumably to answer his ...

  • Lament

    taxistorys.blogspot.com 28 Jul '16, 2pm

    We sit behind glass windows like being in a goldfish bowl Sat glued to our seats looking at our console Taking calls galore from our work stations Sometimes it feels like the United Nations Chinese and Italians not to mention Irish and Scots! We’ve got to decipher these bloody clots. ...

    1. Muck Magnet taxistorys.blogspot.com 28 Jul '16, 2pm
  • Muck Magnet

    taxistorys.blogspot.com 28 Jul '16, 2pm

    As I pulled up outside an address to pick up a fare today I noticed a big black dirty oil patch outside and so I parked just past it to save my fare walking through it and messing the car up. The fare turns out to be a harassed mum and her three young kids, the two older boys got in t...

    1. Lament taxistorys.blogspot.com 28 Jul '16, 2pm
  • Brown Eyes

    taxistorys.blogspot.com 24 Jun '16, 7pm

    I had picked my very first job of the day up this morning at about 7.30 am and it was to be just a short ride into town, I was talking away with the fare when I saw a guy with a loose dog on the pavement up ahead, luckily I braked and slowed just in case.But yes you’ve guessed it the ...

  • Taxi Tales: Dresssenseless


    taxistorys.blogspot.com 19 Jun '16, 6pm

    Now you may not believe this but the taxi drivers here in Barrow aren’t really well known for their sense of style. But what with the heat wave which we have been experiencing for the last week or two, some of them have really surpassed themselves some of the tee shirts and shorts loo...

  • Taxi Tales: A young girl passenger was telling me about her cr...

    Taxi Tales: A young girl passenger was telling me about her cr...

    taxistorys.blogspot.com 27 Jan '16, 1pm

    A young girl passenger was telling me about her crazy Saturday night out this morning. It involved lots of alcohol, drunken fallouts, regrets and only hazy recollections. But I think the rose she left behind on the back seat of the taxi tells the story much better than words.

    1. The Grim North taxistorys.blogspot.com 28 Jan '16, 8pm
  • Testing Time

    taxistorys.blogspot.com 11 Jun '16, 8pm

    I went out on a job to a country lane near the small town of Dalton-in-Furness when I got there it was a driving school car which had broken down miles from anywhere. The two passengers wanted to go to the Driving Test Centre and they explained that one was a driving test examiner and...

  • Taxi Tales: Dud


    taxistorys.blogspot.com 03 May '16, 6pm

    A customer I picked up today never ever tips, so I was very surprised when the fare was £3.40p and he said here's £4.00 keep the change. But when I looked at the four "pound coins" I was not shocked to find that one of them was a worthless lead forgery, Ah well nothing changes eh!


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