Meet Taxi Scum (part deux)

If there’s one specie that is the object of my intense hatred other than slimy politicians and local entertainer-wannabes that would be the lowest level of pond scums known as Filipino taxi drivers. Like I said before, there are a lot of matitinong taxi drivers, but sadly it seemed that the annoying minority manages to…

Notes from the train tracks

And so it must come to pass that I shall accompany the Queen of All Cats for a freelancing gig that needed her to be in the hinterlands of Quezon City by 9AM. Armed with the limited information provided by Google Maps, my sister and I–both Makati born and bred–braved the jungle that is EDSA….

Meet taxi scum #1

Like any other yuppie,riding cabs is one of my weaknesses. I waste my hard-earned money riding on cabs, instead of taking public transport. The reasons are endless: avoiding traffic, or the annoying co-passenger who claims three seats by spreading his legs; because I am in a hurry; I like air conditioned transpo or because I…

Hey, you taxi scum: Beh! Buti Nga!

I’ve read on DZMM Teleradyo that LTO/LTRFB will now be running after “picky” taxi drivers who refused to convey passengers during the Christmas season. These are the hell spawns who have a variety of reasons for refusing to bring you to your destination: too near, too far, traffic, he is not going there, he needs…