Author Archives: ianbeetlestone
We made a music video for my epic magic-realist power ballad about the A40, shot on location on the Westway in my cab. Here it is: Advertisements
I wrote an epic magic-realist power ballad about the A40, here it is.
Here are a couple of recent diary entries, only slightly altered in order to improve the prose and protect the anonymity of my passengers – the essential details remain the same and are all true. 1. Terry from Shropshire last … Continue reading
What a thing it is to drive a cab around London on a sunny Saturday afternoon and be showered with love and affection everywhere you go – believe me, being a taxi driver isn’t always like that. Back in October … Continue reading
Sometimes when I drive up to Yorkshire to visit my family and my home turf I set the meter running, just for fun. It gets to around £650, depending on the traffic and the rate. Wouldn’t it be nice to … Continue reading
Driving up to the top of Gloucester Place at night, towards the junction with Marylebone Road, the traffic ahead slows and moves around an obstruction on the approach to the lights. As the car in front of me swerves to … Continue reading