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    So in reality... I work too far from home... but given its a hospital.... thats normal? Right? Right? Tell me im right

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    9 miles each way at the moment and it's all along the lovely A149 coast road, mornings is ok but afternoons can be tiring with the tourists "enjoying the view" at 20mph in a 60 but can't really complain. It's the one thing that's stopped me getting a new job. I hate being here but there's nowhere else i'm going to get this money and not have to drive 30 miles each way to the nearest city instead of working in the sticks

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    6 mile round trip... I've done the 50 miles each way commute and the road warrior thing and they suck. I've lost 3 Stone since I stopped the road warrior thing and started cycling to work on a regular basis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnyknight View Post
    So in reality... I work too far from home... but given its a hospital.... thats normal? Right? Right? Tell me im right
    You can only call it work if you actually do something. ;-)

    But yes, that's quite a distance. What do you do at the Hospital?

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    Snap. 40 miles each way.... 80 a day....

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    20 miles (around 35-40 mins) each way. Fairly decent road once I get out of the town.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    You can only call it work if you actually do something. ;-)

    But yes, that's quite a distance. What do you do at the Hospital?
    Good point.

    Sit on the pc... and sit on the phone? Walk about. Basically all I did before. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnyknight View Post
    nd sit on the phone?
    I suppose that's one way to avoid answering it!

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    EEYYYyhhh Sunny's back.

    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    What do you do at the Hospital?
    Fightin'!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnyknight View Post
    So in reality... I work too far from home... but given its a hospital.... thats normal? Right? Right? Tell me im right
    Your home is a hospital? It suddenly all makes sense!

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    Fifteen minutes leisurely amble to work in warm weather, ten minutes brisk walk in cold.

    Generally, three tracks on the iPhone is how I measure it, ymmv.

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    Average is a 100 mile round trip, can be as low as 50 and as high as 200 (thanksfully not very often!) the downside of being a self employed techie with schools and businesses over a wide area!

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    My round trip is 40m.

    In 1996 I used to work just past Cowley, Oxford which was a 104m round trip.

    Mental. Far too much. I used to drive home completely knackered.

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    15ish round trip

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Your home is a hospital? It suddenly all makes sense!
    Now now. Dont make me escape and find you

    It seems people are quite close yo their workplace. I wish I was. Would buy a suzuki gsx1000 if I was 8 miles from my workplace



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