The number of people queuing outside supermarkets waiting for taxis in Portsmouth always amazes me.
I work six days a week and there is no way I could afford to get a taxi to the shops and back again.
Okay, it’s not telephone numbers but adding an extra £10-£15 on to your shopping bill each time adds up considerably over the year.
Of course there are those who need extra assistance in picking up their purchased booty and I clearly understand the role these diesel-consuming steeds play.
But let’s be brutally honest, looking at the considerable girth of most of the queue-ees, a brisk walk home with two or three bags in each hand is what they need.