The average worker in Britain _________ 54 minutes commuting each day. But some travel for much longer. These are the UK's 'extreme commuters'.
Gary Egen lives in Wales and ____________ five days a week to Watford, which is 170 miles away.
"My alarm goes off at 03:30 each day and my ________ takes two-and-a-half to three hours," he says.
But he says he enjoys the time spent travelling: "I have quite a ____________job so I use the journey home to sort my day out in my ___________ and to make a plan for the following day."
Research from the Office for National Statistics says ______________- commuting is becoming more _______________, and that a travel time of three hours or more is often a happier experience than ____________ journeys.
This may be because these extra-long journeys are a _______________ choice for extreme commuters. They often have a higher than ___________ income and can therefore use their travel time more productively.