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London cabbie

in a year of a London cabbie : everyone has a story

by Mus Mustafa

  • 207 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Orion in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Taxicab drivers -- England -- London -- Anecdotes.,
    • Taxicabs -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMo Mason.
      GenreAnecdotes., Pictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5664.L6 .M87 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3725886M
      ISBN 100752856189
      LC Control Number2003363120
      OCLC/WorldCa51271362

        Black cabbies in the capital must learn some routes thro streets off by heart in order to get their licence. 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun. Train your brain with the secrets behind the world's toughest feat of memory: the London Knowledge The Knowledge is a unique book: a guide to getting more out of your brain and your city. A fully illustrated, lovingly detailed look at London's best kept secrets, it will also take you down the pathways of your mind and teach you how to keep your memory sharp.5/5(1).

      Learn how to pass the London Taxi Knowledge and become a London taxi driver. Get tips on how to tackle the blue book runs and taxi knowledge at How2Become. All London drivers, also known as ‘Green Badge’ drivers, need a detailed knowledge of London within a six mile radius of Charing Cross. A Capital Cabbie London black taxi tour package includes pick up and drop off in any central London location - other pick-ups can be arranged. On every London guided black cab tour, there will be plenty of photograph opportunities to capture memories and post instantly on your favourite social media, surrounded by the grandeur of London’s.

        Every year, well-read London cabbie Will Grozier joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk books. In , he recommends the writing of a fellow taxi driver, and a new take on World War I. Lee "London Cabbie" por Alf Townsend disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Forty years ago Alf Townsend passed The Knowledge - af miles on a moped round central London. Since then he ha.


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London cabbie by Mus Mustafa Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book includes a selection of his extraordinary and hiliarious tales of everyday life as a cabbie, in which we meet Mr Whippy and Violent Pete, Bread Roll Mick and the Motorway Mouse, Claude the Bastard and the mysterious Mr X.

Alf also examines the history of cab driving in the capital, including the variety of taxis that have been used over the decades/5(14). The London Cabbie’s Quiz Book is a non-fiction book by writer, jazz musician and London Cabbie, Ian Beetlestone.

Many visitors to London will use the services of a black cab at some time during their stay. Buy The London Cabbie's Quiz Book: Pit your wits against the world's smartest taxi drivers (Quiz Books) by Beetlestone, Mr. Ian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mr. Ian Beetlestone. Ian Beetlestone, a writer, jazz musician and London cabbie, has released a book which breaks the "The Knowledge" down into a series of head-scratching questions and features enough trivia about the capital to surprise even born and bred Londoners.

One – Write to the Public Carriage Office 15 Penton Street, London N1 9PU and request an application pack. Two – Get yourself a copy of the Blue Book and start learning the routes, the quicker you know the routes the sooner you can become a Cabbie.

First route in the blue book is Manor House Station to Gibson Square, a route that will always remain engraved on cabbies memories. Brushing – When the driver on point refuses a fare and the punter has to go to the next cab in line.

The Cabbie book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sergio Leone’s retooling of classic westerns for his “spaghetti westerns /5(14).

Learning the routes and points of interest contained in the Blue Book is all it really takes to become a London taxi driver, the sooner you learn them the quicker you will obtain that green badge licence.

Boiling was struck off the Statute Book in The clock known by many as Big Ben completed in its original ton hands had to be remade lighter as the mechanism couldn’t turn them. London’s International Exhibition saw the world’s first plastic using nitro-cellulose –. A guide to London cabbie slang.

Flickr / DncnH. A guide to London cabbie slang. By Robert Lordan Posted: Tuesday December 29am. RSS Share Tweet. Advertising. Written by a licensed London cab driver and tour guide, The Knowledge is the first ever book to take readers inside the legendarily difficult - and fast-vanishing - set of skills that all licensed cab drivers must have: a perfect, thoroughly tested knowledge of every street, alley, turning and landmark of London.

Train Your Brain Like A London Cabbie. Author: Robert Lordan; Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: Category: Self-Help Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Train your brain with the secrets behind the world's toughest feat of memory: the London Knowledge The Knowledge is a unique book: a guide to getting more out of your brain and your city.

Concluding with a look at the seamy side of night work, the rise and rise of the mini-cab, and what the future may hold for the London cabbie, Alf Townsend's book will be entertaining reading for all Londoners, and anyone else who has travelled in the back of /5(16).

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Seven things you shouldn't say to a London cabbie. By Robert Lordan Updated: Tuesday June. The Paperback of the The London Cabbie by Alf Townsend at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Coupons & Deals Book Annex Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off: Books for All Ages Bestsellers 30% Off Hardcover New Releases from 20% : Alf Townsend. London Cabbie Tours is one man (Steve), one taxi, completely tailored to meet your requirements.

Amaze your family with a private London Taxi Tour. Sit back, and allow Steve to guide you around this historic city. Steve is a fully licensed London taxi driver, with badge and registration number on. The Knowledge is the first book to take readers inside the extraordinary mind of the cabbie, with 50 real Knowledge routes across London, beautifully mapped and illustrated to show the streets and landmarks, with notes on their hidden histories and popular associations, and sections allowing the reader to test their memory on these routes.

The design standards for London taxis are set out in the Conditions of Fitness, which are now published by Transport for London. The first edition was published in Mayby the Public Carriage Office, which was then part of the Metropolitan Police.

Trivia buffs and English History lovers, The London Cabbie’s Quiz Book is a delight and a half. Each section includes trivia and some in-depth history that many people living in London don’t know.

The London Cabbie’s Quiz Book  is available J from Quarto Books. I have been a London Taxi Driver since and I am also a qualified taxi guide.

The vibrant places frequented by the LGBT+ community offer some of the best days and evenings out in London. London's art and performing arts from classical to modern, from theatres to 5/5(53).Concluding with a look at the seamy side of night work, the rise and rise of the mini-cab, and what the future may hold for the London cabbie, Alf Townsend's book will be entertaining reading for all Londoners, and anyone else who has travelled in the back of a black : The History Press.Taxicabs are regulated throughout the United Kingdom, but the regulation of taxicabs in London is especially rigorous with regard to mechanical integrity and driver official report observed that: "Little however is known about the regulation by anyone outside the trade.

The Public Carriage Office (PCO), which regulates and licenses taxis and private hire (commonly known as.