In Praise of Greenwich Mean Time

If you want to get ahead, move ahead

Jared A. Brock
Feb 23 · 2 min read

If you’re a night owl like me and you ever get the chance, move to GMT.
It’s the perfect time zone for people who aren’t early risers.

It’s five hours ahead of New York.
It’s eight hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Living in GMT is like starting work at 4 AM in a 9–5 world.

  • You can work all morning without calls, emails, or interruption.

GMT has a ton of great places:

London, Oxford, Cambridge, the Lake District, Bath, Cardiff, Cornwall, Manchester, Edinburgh, the Isle of Skye, Dublin, Belfast, Reykjavik, Lisbon, Porto, Dakar, plus the most remote place on earth — Tristan Da Cunha.

UTC 00:00 is essentially the middle of the world.

You’ll never want to move back to North America.

You’ll always feel like you’re behind.

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