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WAVE-ING GOODBYE TO RUSH HOUR

HOTSPOT MEDIA - WAVE-ING GOODBYE TO RUSH HOUR: WHILE most workers endure commuting chaos by road or rail everyday, one entrepreneur has come up with a novel way to get to the office - by KAYAK. Pictures show 23-year-old Mike Bandar taking advantage of the city that claims to have more canals than Venice – by kayaking for miles to work in Birmingham each day. Instead of facing the misery of traffic in a private vehicle or being squeezed into sweaty public transport like most of Britain’s commuters this summer, Mike travels for 40-minutes on his two-mile round trip through the heart of the second city. Each morning, he takes his eight-foot-long pyranha kayak from his bedroom in his two bedroom flat and walks five-minutes through his local high street in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter to the Fazely Canal. .... (Pic by Mathew Growcoot / HotSpot Media) SEE HOTSPOT MEDIA COPY 0121 551 1004

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