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Mr Taxi Man

Sabotaging since 10 Oct 2010

Mr Taxi Man is Keith Hehir Lynch. Cockney Cab driving ne'er do well and blogging journalism student. Owns a pencil and scribbles nonsense for the Observer, not that one, the other one....

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Life

I Was A Stripper’s Runner In 1970s Soho

Homeless aged 14 in 1973, a chance meeting with a stripper gave me the chance to eat, buy a new coat and fight with dirty old men for knickers…

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Fashion & Style

How To Make A Killing At The World’s Biggest Watch Shop

From 1p to £327,000 the internet is full of weird and wonderful watches. Here’s a blagger’s guide on how to make it work for you…

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Life

Confessions of a Cab Driver, Part 5: Sex, Drugs And Rock N’ Roll

We all make choices that shape our future selves, some good, some bad. I didn’t make any choices. Here’s a lighting fast review of what I can remember of the 1970s…

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Music

David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs And The Varnish of Death

It is the early seventies, I should be at school, getting work was easy then, you had a couple of weeks before they wondered where your paperwork was…

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Life

Confessions of a Cab Driver Part 10: The Agitated State of the Short Distance Driver

Take your fastfood, your cigarettes and your fingering and fuck off…

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Life

Confessions of a Cab Driver

Have you ever left someone in a bush with a note pinned to them? Licked someone’s combover? Become Mystic Meg by accident? Power-slid over kebab meat? You should count yourselves lucky, because I have…

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Sport

Why I Hate Football…

Despite a grounding at White Hart Lane and Hackney Marshes, I never got football, and the recent passing of my Father has done nothing to change my mind…

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Life

Confessions of a Cab Driver, Part 4: Yes! I know You’ve had a Crap Day…

Bad week at work have you? That’ll be why you’ve just puked down my back, tried to grab my crown jewels and spat at my cab…

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Work

Confessions of a Cab Driver Part 3: Through the Night Darkly

Have you ever watched a cabbie getting beat-up or abused? Maybe you’ve seen it through your window and stayed inside. Think again next time.

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Life

Cause and Effect: A Karmic Look at Life

Ever suffered as a result of something you did months earlier? Me too, from getting my head kicked in to being chased with a knife…

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Life

Confessions Of A Cab Driver, Part 9: How To Talk To Anybody

Driving a cab is not only about dodging drunks, ferrying around old dears for buttons and being propositioned by nymphomaniacs, you also have to talk to people. Here’s how to do it without putting your life in danger…

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Life

Confessions Of A Cab Driver, Part 8: Broke Back Mountain Bike

The eighth installment of our resident taxi driver’s confessions. Be warned, this one gets a little steamy…

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Life

Confessions Of A Cab Driver, Part Seven: Dog’s Knackers On My Window

Another installment from the adventures of our resident cab driver. This time he encounters a flying dog at the seaside…

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Life

Confessions of a Cab Driver, Part Six: I Have Agreed To Do Bad Things…

Murder, theft, and debt collection are all part of “The Knowledge” for this Cab Driving Goodfella.

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Life

Confessions of a Cab Driver, Part 2: Be Aware of the Rules

Don’t say ‘been busy?’ or ‘what time do you finish?’, don’t breathe through your mouth and NEVER break wind. Being a good customer or “punter” as we say in our 356 year old profession is easy, just follow the rules.

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