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The Knowledge on stage

It still retains some of the great comic dialogue spoken by the examiner, Mr Burgess [...]

London’s less attractive attractions

Tourists, on the other hand, seem less discerning in their choice, or should that be they are easily persuaded by the advertising [...]

Curzon, a Place of death

He famously drove his lilac Rolls-Royce into a swimming pool, in fact, his own garden pond [...]

‘Mrs’ Everest

She was, truth be told, not the least bit extraordinary in any way, except this: she had a great deal of love in her. [...]

A potted history of cabs

By granting an extension to Uber’s licence to operate in London Sadiq Khan appears to have given up supporting the London Taxi Trade unlike Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Alaska, Iceland, China, Taiwan. As the world’s oldest [...]

A light bulb moment

After so many failures in the past, a comprehensive destruction of an independent cab service, once the envy of the world, is within grasp [...]

London storeys

Therefore, the first floor in London is equivalent to the second floor America, and so on [...]

Losing the Trust

The Victoria and Albert Museum once ran a promotion which read: ’An ace caff with quite a nice museum attached'. [...]

The Rents

For some time I've been trying to find the origin of the 'Rents'. [...]

C4: The Knowledge

The Knowledge: The World's Toughest Taxi Test - Channel 4 [...]