Liverpudlian cab driver, Barry 'BJ' Cross, a thin man with pearly unnaturally-white teeth, is providing, in his mind, an essential service to visitors to the city made famous by the Beatles, football and stolen television sets and hubcaps.
"When I pick up someone up from the airport or train station, I make it a priority to let them know where the majority of ethnics live. You know, just in case," said the soft-spoken driver.
"Asians, Blacks, Chinese, Polish...they kind of have their own areas. I feel I am just offering a service to visitors. You know, just in case."
When pressed what 'just in case' actually meant, Cross replied while nodding his head, 'You know, you know what I mean. Just in case,"