28 Jan '14, 9pm

Taxi Tales: Dung Beetle

Taxi Tales: Dung Beetle

A nice easy job picking up from the local hospital and ten miles up the road to Ulverston, or so I thought! My fare was waiting in the foyer shoehorned into what must have been a specially strengthened jumbo size wheeled chair. I would guess that she would have been maybe between 28st (390lb) and 30st (402lbs) and had her right arm in plaster and stuck out at an extreme right angle. She was with her mother who at maybe 4ft 10in and 6st (84lbs) was the complete opposite to her in every way. I can’t wheel her declared the mother and looked at me expectantly, so I took a deep breath and started to shove as hard as I could on the back of the wheeled chair. At first, it would not budge and so I closed my eyes and gave it all I had and was rewarded with some movement. I opened my eyes when the victim began shouting at me and found that all I had managed to achieve was turning he...

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