taxi day out for children

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Friday 2 October 2009 8.46am
Just watched a lovely scene from the office window, countless taxis were taking disabled children and their families to EuroDisney. There was an arch of balloons for taxis to pass through, a brass band, two dignatories and loads of lovely excited children, one of the drivers had a hand horn and tooted..Minnie Mouse was doing a special little jig for them...aahh

I wonder if Tom Pepper was there? and how many taxis are taking part...
Friday 2 October 2009 10.42am
That was a nice heartwarmer to start the day, Jan.
The good old cabbies have been doing their bit for the kids for years now, but how times have changed.....It used to be to Saafend!
Friday 2 October 2009 11.42am
Reminds me of the old Beanos Chalkey, all the kids would gather where the pub goers were leaving on the charabancs/coaches! and throw the small change out when we shout out throw out your moldies! if you acquired tuppence each you were lucky!
Friday 2 October 2009 1.47pm
Jan the old one wrote:

I wonder if Tom Pepper was there? and how many taxis are taking part...

No I wasn't there Jan, but I have been on the disabled war veterans trips to Worthing in the past.
The kids trips involve 90 plus cabs as a rule, plus police escorts.
It takes the sting out of all the greedy b***ard highwaymen jibes that we suffer regularly, and you get a warm glow from just being involved with something like this.
Friday 2 October 2009 3.39pm
Well done all you Cabbies...:-)
Sunday 4 October 2009 8.55pm
I second that!
Wednesday 7 October 2009 3.55pm
I spoke to a cabbie once who goes on this trip regularly and I am quite sure he enjoyed it as much as the kids. More info here:

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