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    If you think you have a long journey in to work....

    IT worker writes novel on daily London commute - Edinburgh Evening News

    But I ask myself if I would want to put myself through that journey day in, day out...

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    Must be a well paid job, the cost alone of that commute will be high!

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    Personally, I think he's a moron, or really, really, really loves commuting (heh)

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    It could be his travel costs are paid for by the company. I live in Brum, but I used to work in Bristol and with company car and petrol, the 85 mile journey was OK. Journey time was quick too, generally under an hour. I knew where every camera car on the M5 was. The guys who worked in Weston Super Mare were taking 50 minutes for their journey.

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    perhaps its just a ploy to get awayu from the wife lol

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    In a previous job I commuted between Edinburgh & Newcastle for 6 months, I used the time on the train to sleep

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    If he was my employee, I would now be seriously worried about paying out all the expenditure on his travel - reality tells you as soon as he gets his first decent paycheck from the books, he will drop IT quicker than a flash. Find him a broom cupboard in Edinburgh with a decent connection speed and a VPN account lol until he hands his notice in lol.

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    Well, each to their own but that's NUTS!
    Strange that the article seems to make out that this is a good thing!?

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    gets up at 4.45am

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