To Commute or Not To Commute

We're in the middle of trying to figure out where to live next. It's dawning on us that we're facing a choice between our ideal lifestyle and convenience, between the rural idyll and being 10 minutes from the office.

That discussion makes this piece in Business Week rather sobering: people spending three hours of their day commuting, while constantly planning how to escape this lifestyle. I spend between 90 mins and two hours commuting most days at the moment, and I find that pretty tolerable. how much would I trade off for a better life?

And how long until the internet allows us greater freedom for remote working, of the type espoused here?

Too many questions, and, once this place is sold, I need some answers to go with them…

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