20 Apr '15, 8pm

Taxi Tales: Chit Chat

You know sometimes it really is a struggle to find something to talk about with the passengers especially ones I have never met before. A lot of people just don't want to talk and after a while driving a cab you can sense this pretty much straight away and just turn the radio up a bit and get them to where they are going. But others are more than eager for a chat; some of the old folk we pick up have not spoken to a living soul for days and days on end. But the thing is that you have to find something safe and neutral to talk about, something in the local news or something we drive past usually starts a good conversation off. But when nowt is going on it tends to be the fare that starts up on their favourite subject and it goes from there. But some things can run into problems and are best avoided, take politics for instance we all can get a bit heated on that and so it’s ...

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