Friday 26/11/10

“Save nothing for the swim back.”

Nikos 29 & Letty 27, Greece  (I believe Nikos & Letty’s comment is saying don’t over analyse something which you want to do, if you do, you might not swim at all.)

“It costs nothing to be polite.”


“Get to know yourself so you can get yourself through the day.”

“Marriage has nourished my soul and makes me feel like I can be anyone and anything.”

Gemma, 33 (the above two)

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King Jr


“I’m so glad I was sick in the lobby and not your cab!”

Lau, Marylebone

Thursday 25/11/10

Are the Saudi girls showing off their autumn outfits, or did one of them break wind?

“The brave live glorious or lamented.”

Pat, Litigator

“It’s never too late to jump into the next journey of life.”

James, Consultant

“The value of an idea has nothing whatever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.” Oscar Wilde


“Wine is strong, the king is stronger, woman are stronger but above all truth conquers.”

Ian, South Africa


Wednesday 24/11/10

“I’ve been down on the bottom of a world full of lies. I ain’t looking for nothing in anyone’s eyes.” Bob Dylan


“Behind every great woman … stands another.  Be grateful.”


“Should have tried harder at school.”


“One fine day … there’s always tomorrow… each day another dawn…..rise above it….the sun will shine again…And bravo for the creative cabbie! P.S. Life is always offering something unexpected i.e. Mark’s request…

Colin C

Tuesday 23/11/10

“You are here to enable the devine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are!” Eckhart Tolle,  the author of  ‘The Power of Now’

Max, CEO

“Pain is temporary, pride is forever.”

Adam, Managing Director

“A tavola non si invecchia mai.” – meaning  “You never grow old at the table.”

Wife to husband: “I ask for no help, I pray for no interference.”

Husband to wife: “It’s not how it looks.”

Roberto & Friends, Italy & USA (the above three)

“Life is what happens to you in between.”


Monday 22/11/10

“Whether you think you can or can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford

Staffan & Mum, Sweden

“Art is what ever you can get away with!”

Madeline, Shelly, & Karen

“If not now, when?”


“Alcohol is never the answer but is often the solution.”

Gareth B, 19,  Student

“You make your own luck.”

Tim,  South London,  Magazine Editor

Friday 19/11/10

“It is how you navigate the journey that counts, not the destination you arrive at. (Unless you’re a cab driver!)”


“You must be somewhere in London, you must be loving your life in the rain.”  from the song “England” by The National (the Brooklyn based rock band)

“As I look down from above, I’d like you to remember me as the first times.”

Dee, Charity Worker (the above two)

“Don’t trust a man who walks into a room with a tea cosy and doesn’t put it on his head.”


“Don’t put off till tomorrow what you could do today. If only didn’t.”

Amy, 25, Wine Merchant

“A royal wedding, finally something I’m NOT looking forward to more than the Olympics!”

Mitchell, Broker

Wednesday 17/11/10

“Our character is shaped by our adversity.”

“Don’t worry about what people say about you, but guard your reputation.”

“Better to sell a year early than a day late.”  City traders saying..

Paul C, South London (the above three)

“If you’re going to flash, flash hard.” Cricketing term..

J. M, Barrister

“You’re a big bloke but you’re outta shape, I do this for a living.”


“Love is all that is important in life! Remember it!”

Karin, 43, Germany

“To see us dance is to hear our hearts speak.”


Monday 15/11/10

“Your children may live far away, but they always remain close to your heart.”


“Make hard work your best friend, from there on you’ll love everthing you do.”

Reeta, Maida Vale, (influenced by the book – The Richest Man in Babylon)

“Don’t be a fool keep your cool.”

Anonymous, Lebanon

“It doesn’t matter if you’re incompatible, as long as he has income and she is pattable!”


Thursday 11/11/10

“There is no hint that help will come and save us from ourselves, so everything we do makes a difference. Save our planet, be kind to one another.”

Danai, 30, Jivamukti Yoga Teacher

“Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.”


“Keep right on to the end of the road, tho the way be long, let your heart be strong, keep right on to the end.” Sir Harry Lauder

“A stone a day will build a tower.”

John G, 79, Retired Lawyer (the above two )

“Never think this world is it, because it’s not.”

Alahna F, Artist