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DIARY OF A CABBIE : Nov 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

FEMALE TROUBLE Women, alcohol, and friends who don’t look outfor each other are a potentially tragic mix The other night an all-too-rare thing happened in the cab: two young women separated from their group of […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE : Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

NIC FIX One 21st birthday bash plus two divorced parents minus cigarettes equals a very tense ride Just after dark recently I was dropping off a passenger in an Eastern Suburbs Housing Commission neighbourhood. As […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE: Apr 05, AU Edition

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WALKING WOUNDED Two different fares prove the point that Sydney’s streets can always be dangerous – especially at night Around 9pm two young blokes in shorts, singlets and barefeet flagged me down on a residential […]

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DIARY OF A CABBY: Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

COCAINE BLUES The truth may set you free, but when your passengers are on drugs, sob stories get the fare paid I was working a big hotel in the Eastern Suburbs a few Saturdays ago […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE : June 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

DRIVING AMBITION Lousy hours, bad tips, the threat of not making a penny – what is it that keeps a cabbie going? Cab driving is a funny game (to paraphrase a well-worn cliché). Regardless of […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE : July 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

THAT’S MY BOY When a night out goes horribly wrong, it can leave scars that might never heal On a recent Friday night I carried a fifty-something fella from the North Shore down to Sutherland. […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE : Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALL DUE RESPECT A chance fare leaves our driver wondering if there will always be an England A week doesn’t pass when my cab radio doesn’t issue broadcasts warning of youths throwing rocks at passing […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE : May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

LOOKING FOR TROUBLE Devoted wife, house full of kids, money in the bank. For some passengers, it’s still not enough Around midnight, a fella in his mid-thirties hurried out of the Bondi Hotel and approached […]

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