The last post I wrote was about two months ago, in February. Some of my friends and readers have asked: ‘Hey, Are you all right?. Are you still driving a cab?’. Surely, some must have also wondered whether I'm still around in this world!. Unsurprising. At 67 and still driving a cab on our busy roads, anything could have happened to me, right?! Well, Thanks God, I'm OK! but I owe everyone an explanation for being quiet thus far.
Like I've said before, my explanation is quite simple. Apart from getting older and lazier, I'm not enjoying cab driving as much as I used to.
Strangely, I still like to blog but I write only when I've something interesting and worth sharing, if not, I would only be spewing old stuff and wasting everybody’s time. I would rather be quiet and spent time reading and enjoying other brilliant writers' blogs like those I follow here.
Here, I also promise not to repeat the subject matter of my three preceding paragraphs again. It's boring!.
Now, I think I've something worth sharing. It's GrabTaxi App.- a third party taxi booking application which commuters can download onto their smartphones to book and get a cab faster than your call booking to COMFORT. You can read more of this application at this link GrabTaxi. and the story of the founder of GrabTaxi here. (Link)
Now, I understand from my taxi buddies that Comfort sack their drivers at their whims & fancy because they have a long "Q" taxi drivers desperately waiting to join them. In addition, my buddies stressed that there is an economic reason for their vicious action in getting rid of drivers who commit trivial mistakes or received frivolous passengers' complaints.
Read more: Why GrabTaxi is giving Singapore’s largest taxi operator a run for its money http://www.techinasia.com/grabtaxi-eat-comforts-lunch/
P/S: I think my Comfort Days are numbered !!
. (24th April 2014)
Updated on 1st Sept 2014
True enough, I was terminated on 28th Aug, 2014.
Read my post about my termination here. ( Link )